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Table 2 Use of clinic and study data sources to ascertain study outcomes

From: A text messaging intervention to improve retention in care and virologic suppression in a U.S. urban safety-net HIV clinic: study protocol for the Connect4Care (C4C) randomized controlled trial

  Retained in C4C study Lost to C4C study
Retained in care Viral load and appointment data available from EMR, outside clinic records, and, when necessary, study phlebotomy Viral load and appointment data available from EMR and (if permission obtained) outside clinic records
Not retained in care Phlebotomy performed to collect viral load data Tracking attempted at study end to ascertain missing outcomes