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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Progress and Results: Recruitment and Retention

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  • Six study sites have recruited patients for the study (4 rural, 2 urban)
    • Rural patient recruitment is complete (n=135), exceeding study enrollment goal (125)
    • Urban patient recruitment is moving into extension year (n=74) and we hope to meet our recruitment goal in 4 months (125)
  • Good study retention: only 3 patients withdrew from the study (2 rural, 1 urban), and additional 2 were non-compliant (rural), and 1 transferred to another physician (rural)
  • 27 patients expired at some point in the study (23 rural, 4 urban)

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