Barriers and Best Practices

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Relative Effectiveness of Recruitment Techniques. Note: Please consider study cohort differences when comparing strategies. Target audience for methods 1 & 2 was CIL consumers. Target audience for methods 3, 4 & 5 was the general population of people with disabilities. Target audience for methods 6 & 7 was Medicaid beneficiaries with physical disabilities. Method 1: 639 letters were sent to CIL consumers. 55 were recruited (8.6%). Method 2: CIL staff spoke to 164 CIL consumers. 38 were recruited (23.2%). Method 3: We made 374 media contacts. 25 people were recruited (6.7%). Method 4: We provided 268 medical provider packets. Two people were recruited (0.7%). Method 5: We posted 250 flyers posted in the community. Six people were recruited (2.4%). Method 6: We sent the newsletter series to 119 people and nine were recruited (7.6%). Method 7: Motivational Interviews were conducted with 123 people and 24 were recruited (22.9%).

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