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Table 2 Reasons for declining participation - numbers and percentage of all who declined (N = 216)

From: Counselling versus low-intensity cognitive behavioural therapy for persistent sub-threshold and mild depression (CLICD): a pilot/feasibility randomised controlled trial

Reason N (%)
None ticked 5 (2.3 %)
No low mood or depression 171 (79.2 %)
Too busy 58 (26.9 %)
Does not want to take part in research study 62 (28.7 %)
Does not want to have counselling 69 (31.9 %)
Does not want to have guided CBT 57 (26.4 %)
Other 13 (6.0 %)