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Table 1 Summary of the number of attempted telephone calls made to recruit farms to the study

From: Development and validation of a protocol to identify and recruit participants into a large scale study on liver fluke in cattle

Number of calls Number (%) of farms
  All farms Farms successfully contacted
0 28 (4.9)a
1 281 (49.4) 246 (62.1)
2 166 (29.2) 106 (26.8)
3 60 (10.5) 27 (6.8)
4 13 (2.3) 8 (2.0)
5 5 (0.9) 3 (0.8)
6 8 (1.4) 5 (1.3)
7 8 (1.4) 1 (0.3)
Total 569 396
  1. aTelephone numbers used were not valid