Table 3

Cost of patient recruitment by different types of practice participation

Practice participation

Number of practices

Cost per practice

Number of patients recruited

Cost per patient


No participation

28

£ 23.67

0

-


Leaflets only or leaflets and posters only

10

£130.87

1

£1308.69


Leaflets, posters and web link

2

£ 97.71

1

£ 195.41


Leaflets, posters, integrated mailshot

1

£173.53

2

£ 86.77


Leaflets, posters, weblink, researcher

4

£315.19

16

£ 78.80


Leaflets, posters, weblink, researcher, special mailshot

1

£491.86

7

£ 70.27


Total

46

£ 88.98

27

£ 151.59


Jones et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:25   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-12-25

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