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Table 1 Recruitment and drop-outs of potentially eligible patients

From: Early posttraumatic stress symptoms and levels of distress in trauma patients treated in the resuscitation room: an exploratory study

Recruitment and drop-out reason Eligible patients
n (%)
Discharged 71 (39.2)
Transferred to other hospital units 19 (10.5)
Intensive medical care 14 (7.7)
Unreachablea 14 (7.7)
Deceased 7 (3.9)
Not interested in survey 5 (2.8)
Language problems 4 (2.2)
Clouding consciousness 2 (1.1)
Enrolled patients 45 (24.9)
  1. Note. N = 181 a: Patients could not be reached (were not in the room) in spite of three recruitment attempts