Why communicate your trial results to participants?
Participants want to know what was learned from their participation in a trial
84% of clinical trial participants said it is ‘very important’ or ‘somewhat important’ to receive the results of their clinical trial1
Patients need lay language summaries to comprehend the technical results
91% of clinical trial participants understood the results of their trial well after reviewing a lay language summary when prior to review, basic facts about the trial were understood by less than 11%.2
Lack of communication may negatively impact the clinical research enterprise
91% of clinical trial participants want to be informed about research findings from their trial and would reportedly not participate in future clinical trials if left uninformed. 3