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Table 1 Recruitment methods and outcomes of the last contact attempt for located women (n = 387)

From: Re-recruiting postpartum women living with HIV into a follow-up study in Cape Town, South Africa

 EnrolledNot enrolled in LACETotal number of women located
Refused participationRelocatedDeceasedaLocated but did not attend
Number of women353 (91)6 (1)3 (1)7 (2)18 (5)387 (100)
Phone calls238 (67)3 (50)1 (33)4 (57)16 (89)262 (68)
Home visits101 (29)1 (17)2 (67)3 (43)2 (11)109 (28)
Clinic tracking2 (1)00002 (< 1)
Social media5 (1)00005 (1)
Referralb2 (1)00002 (< 1)
Walk-inc5 (1)2 (33)0007 (2)
  1. aParticipants reported as deceased
  2. bParticipants referred to study by enrolled participants
  3. cParticipants who came for a visit after being informed by alternative contact we had previously reached