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Table 3 Quality of health care services to trial participants

From: Factors influencing willingness to participate in new drug trial studies: a study among parents whose children were recruited into these trials in northern Ghana

Variables N = 394 frequency Percentage
Differences in health care
 Yes 366 92.9
 No 20 5.1
 Don’t know 8 2.0
Quantity of drugs
 More drugs for participants 358 90.9
 More drugs for routine patients 3 0.8
 Same drugs for all 20 5.1
 Don’t know 13 3.3
Quality of drugs
 Quality drugs for participants 362 91.9
 Quality drugs for routine patients 5 1.3
 Same quality drugs for all 15 3.8
 Don’t know 12 3.1
Promptness of care
 Trials participants 371 94.4
 Routine participants 4 1.0
 No difference 11 2.8
 Don’t know 7 1.9
Detail examination
 Trial participants 357 90.8
 Routine participants 4 1.0
 No difference 22 5.6
 Don’t know 10 2.5
Cost of drugs/medicine
 Less cost for participants 378 96.9
 Less cost for routine patients 0 0.0
 No difference in cost 7 1.79
 Don’t know 5 1.28