Table 4

BIS Phase II RCT response rates

ID No.

Agreed to recruitment/baseline visit?

Recruitment visit completed?

Reason for non-response


001

Yes

Yes


002

No

n/a

Moving house


003

Yes

Yes


004

Yes

Yes


005

Yes

Yes


006

Yes

Yes


007

Yes

No – withdrawn by researcher & referred straight to BIS

Significant deterioration between agreeing & baseline interview (t1)


008

No

n/a

Admitted to ITU – too ill on discharge


009

Yes

Yes


010

No

n/a

None given


011

Yes

Yes


012

No

n/a

Too ill (nursing home resident)


013

Yes

Yes


014

Yes

Yes (but carer unobtainable)


015

Yes (but died on waiting list; carer refused)

Yes (but died on waiting list; carer refused)


016

Yes

Yes


017

Yes

Yes


018

Yes

No – withdrawn by researcher & referred straight to BIS

Admission & significant deterioration between agreeing & baseline interview (t1)


019

Yes

Yes


020

Yes

Yes


Farquhar et al. BMC Palliative Care 2009 8:9   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-8-9

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