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Table 1 Interview participants compared to those who were invited but declined

From: "Do I really want to do this?" Longitudinal cohort study participants' perspectives on postal survey design: a qualitative study

  Participants
(n = 14)
Declined
(n = 8)
  n n
Survey response   
   Early 5 5
   Mid 7 2
   Late 2 1
Main MSD   
   Upper limb 9 1
   Lower limb 2 2
   Neck 2 0
   LBP 1 3
   Unspecified 0 2
Occupation   
   Nurse 6 4
   Postal worker 3 2
   Office worker 5 2
Sex   
   Male 1 0
   Female 13 8
Age (years)   
   Mean (sd) 45 (7) 41 (13)