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Table 6 Obtained and missing data measurement points for patients and carers in BIS Phase II RCT

From: The feasibility of a single-blinded fast-track pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention for breathlessness in advanced disease

ID No. Interview no.
  t1 t2 t3 t4 t5
  Pt Carer Pt Carer Pt Carer Pt Carer Pt Carer
001 D D D D D D n/a n/a n/a n/a
003 D D D D D D D D D D
004 D D D D D D DI DI D D
005 D D D D D D n/a n/a n/a n/a
006 D D D D D D D DP D D
009 D D D D D D n/a n/a n/a n/a
011 D D D D D D D D D D
013 D D D D D D n/a n/a n/a n/a
014 D U D U D U n/a n/a n/a n/a
016 D D D D D D n/a n/a n/a n/a
017 D D D D D D DP DP D D
019 D D D X D DP DP DP D D
020 D D D D D D n/a n/a n/a n/a
No. taped 13 12 13 11 13 11 3 2 6 6
No. of interviews/total sought 13/13 12/13 13/13 11/13 13/13 12/13 6/6 6/6 6/6 6/6
  1. Key:
  2. D = completed data collection point by interview and taped
  3. DI = completed data collection point by interview, but not taped
  4. DP = completed data collection point postally (at patient/carer request due to holiday), but not taped
  5. n/a = not applicable i.e. in fast-track group
  6. X = data collection point missed due to carer burden (family illness and other caring commitments)
  7. U = carer unavailable due to house move