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Table 1 Recruitment Rates; Proyecto Buena Salud, Western Massachusetts, 2006-2008.

From: Strategies for recruiting Hispanic women into a prospective cohort study of modifiable risk factors for gestational diabetes mellitus

  Total
  n %
Potential Participants 8747 100%
   Not approached 3980 45.5%
No show/cancellation 2189 55.0%
Unable to contact* 1791 45.0%
   Ineligible 3142 35.9%
Preexisting disease 125 4.0%
Not Puerto Rican/Dominican 982 31.2%
Other Ineligibility 2035 64.8%
   Eligible 1625 18.6%
Refused 774 47.6%
Recruited 851 52.4%
  1. *Combination of missed interviewer busy and missed other reason.
  2. † Younger than 16 yrs, >20 wks gestation, taking prednisone, twins/triplets.