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Table 1 Recruitment by source in the RCT of the MEDEX parent study (total n = 585 randomized)

From: A qualitative study of older adults’ perspectives on initiating exercise and mindfulness practice

Recruitment tacticNumber of randomized participants from this sourcePercentage of sample from this source
Online sources (i.e., website, Facebook, Trialspark)14625.5%
Press (Television, Newspaper, Magazine, etc...)14525.3%
Recruitment Letter8915.5%
Word of Mouth7913.8%
University-wide research registry213.7%
Referred from different study81.4%
Physician Referral10.2%