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Table 2 Contact for research participation questions and response results

From: Investigating the concept of participant burden in aging technology research

#QuestionResponsesNumberPercentage (95% CI)
1Aside from participation in RITE, have you ever participated in a clinical study or trial?Yes11743.2% (37.4–49.1%)
No15456.8% (50.9–62.6%)
2How would you prefer to be contacted about research participation opportunities?Phone31.1% (0.4–3.2%)
Email25392.7% (88.9–95.2%)
Mail124.4% (2.5–7.5%)
Social Media00.0%
Other51.8% (0.8–4.2%)
3By whom would you rather be contacted about research participation opportunities?My physician238.5% (5.7–12.4%)
Research assistants217.7% (5.1–11.5%)
I don’t have a preference22883.8% (79.0–87.7%)
4How interested would you be in research participation if the research concerned a condition you or a loved one suffers from?Very interested21881.3% (76.2–85.6%)
Moderately interested4617.2% (13.1–22.1%)
Not really interested20.7% (0.2–2.7%)
Not interested at all20.7% (0.2–2.7%)
5How interested would you be in research participation if the research concerned advancing general knowledge?Very interested17464.2% (58.3–69.7%)
Moderately interested9233.9% (28.6–40.0%
Not really interested31.1% (0.4–3.2%)
Not interested at all20.7% (0.2–2.7%)
6How often would you like to be contacted about opportunities for research participation?Weekly5821.2% (16.7–26.5%)
Monthly12947.3% (41.4–53.2%)
Every few months7527.5% (22.3–33.1%)
Yearly93.3% (1.8–6.2%)
Never20.7% (0.1–2.9%)