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Table 5 People with whom patients discussed participation in a clinical trial

From: Patients’ willingness to participate in clinical trials and their views on aspects of cancer research: results of a prospective patient survey

Person N (%)
(n = 249)
Spouse/partner 171 (68 %)
Son/daughter 64 (26 %)
Sibling 56 (23 %)
Friend 37 (15 %)
Parent 16 (6 %)
GP 13 (5 %)
Grandchild 7 (3 %)
Othera 11 (4 %)
  1. aOther included: other family members, work colleague/boss, other doctors, Macmillan nurse, nutrition advisor/mind coach and their insurance company.
  2. Many patients discussed trial participation with more than one person