People living with HIV today have yesterday’s clinical trial volunteers to thank for the highly effective, better tolerated and easier-to-take medications now available. POZ recently asked whether you’ve ever participated in a clinical trial or would consider it. Here are your responses.
Have you ever participated in a clinical trial or study?
55% - Yes
45% - No
How would you rate your overall experience in clinical trials or studies?
64% - Very positive
26% - Somewhat positive
7% - Somewhat negative
3% - Very negative
Have you ever tried to enroll in a clinical trial or study but were told you were ineligible?
35% - Yes
65% - No
Do you know where to find information on clinical trials or studies?
33% - Yes
67% - No
95% of readers say they would consider joining a clinical trial or study in
86% say they would be more likely to join a clinical trial or study if it were for a cure.
The #1 reason for choosing to participate in a clinical trial is to help advance research.
Visit clinicaltrials.gov for more information about all HIV-related clinical studies in the United States.