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Table 4 Prevention of Diseases, deaths and living standards of 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
Reduce frequency of diseases
 Yes 392 99.5
 No 2 0.5
Reduce frequency of deaths
 Yes 367 93.1
 No 23 5.9
 Don’t know 4 1.0
Malaria prevention
 Yes 388 98.5
 No 5 1.3
 Don’t know 1 0.3
Improve living standards
 Yes 373 96.1
 No 14 3.6
 Don’t know 1 0.3
How living standard improved
 Refund 54 13.9
 Free medical care 97 25.0
 Improve child health 225 58.9
 Employment 2 0.5
 Other 16 1.7