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Table 5 Factors associated with willingness to participate in clinical trials (N = 1,515)

From: Factors associated with willingness to participate in clinical trials: a nationwide survey study

Variable   Adjusted OR a 95% CI p
Perception of ultimate beneficiary of CT Pharmaceutical companyb 1   
  Hospital or physician 1.562 0.84-2.91 .161
  Patients 1.589 1.11-2.27 .011
  Advances in medicine 1.600 1.02-2.52 .043
Experience with CT Nob 1   
  Yes 2.046 0.79-5.34 .143
Awareness of CT Nob 1   
  Yes 1.821 1.35-2.45 <.001
Favorable feeling toward CT Lowb 1   
  Moderate 1.698 1.00-2.89 .051
  High 3.254 1.91-5.54 <.001
Safety of CT Lowb 1   
  Moderate 2.631 1.63-4.24 <.001
  High 10.877 6.43-18.41 <.001
Necessity of CT Lowb 1   
  Moderate 3.40 0.69-16.78 .133
  High 4.99 1.05-23.69 .043
  1. aAdjusted for other significant factors; obtained by multiple logistic regression analysis.
  2. bReference group.