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Table 1 Recruitment for the study based on each strategy employed

From: Recruiting ‘hard to reach’ parents for health promotion research: experiences from a qualitative study

Recruitment strategy Outcome
(i) Collaborator agreement contacts Four organisations contacted, one focus group completed (n = 6, ROI)
(ii) Identifying additional relevant organisations Seventy organisations contacted, fifteen focus groups completed (n = 65)
(iii) Social media Two focus groups (n = 8)a
  1. aTwo participants recruited through social media joined a pre-arranged focus group that took place in a subsequently identified organisation