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Table 2 Summary of reasons for participation and non-participation provided by GPs

From: Recruiting general practitioners and patients with dementia into a cluster randomised controlled trial: strategies, barriers and facilitators

  Number of GPs Proportion %
Reasons for participationa
 Improvement of patient’s wellbeing 22 78.6
 Interest in dementia research 18 64.3
 Improvement of patient’s health 17 60.7
 General interest in research 15 53.6
 Better insights in new health technologies 12 42.9
 Assistance in patient management 12 42.9
 Assistance in dementia care 12 42.9
 Expense allowance 2 7.4
 Other reasons 8 28.6
Reasons for non-participationb
 Lack of time 71 33.7
 Not interested in participation 63 29.9
 Not interested in research in general 16 7.6
 Did not see any added value in participation 6 2.8
 Other reasons 55 26.1
  1. Note. a N = 28 GPs, b n = 211 GPs