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Table 2 Reasons to refrain from participation

From: Rationale and design of a randomised clinical trial for an extended cardiac rehabilitation programme using telemonitoring: the TeleCaRe study

  Number (%)
Too time consuming 64 (36)
Not convinced of added value 40 (23)
Insufficient computer knowledge 25 (14)
Follow-up in a different location 12 (7)
Physical impairment 12 (7)
Too much traveling time 7 (4)
Problems with coping 6 (3)
Holiday > 1 month or abroad during follow up 5 (3)
Heart rate belt is too much stress 3 (2)
Unknown 3 (2)