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Table 2 Reasons for Non-Enrollment on Trials in 12 Non-Ontario Institutionsa

From: Most children with cancer are not enrolled on a clinical trial in Canada: a population-based study

  Total < 2007 ≥ 2007
N = 4033 N = 2007 N = 2026
Language Barrier, Trial Not Offered 22 (0.5%) 13 (0.6%) 9 (0.4%)
No Available Trial 2105 (52.2%) 1051 (52.4%) 1054 (52.0%)
Not Eligible for Any Trial 261 (6.5%) 136 (6.8%) 125 (6.2%)
Physician Choice 452 (11.2%) 189 (9.4%) 263 (13.0%)
Refused Therapy 20 (0.5%) 12 (0.6%) 8 (0.4%)
Refused to Participate in Proposed Trial 151 (3.7%) 67 (3.3%) 84 (4.1%)
Other 73 (1.8%) 36 (1.8%) 37 (1.8%)
Unknown 949 (23.5%) 503 (25.1%) 446 (22.0%)
  1. aIn 58 cases, treatment plan was not available and thus, reason for non-enrollment was not required