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P1072a ABC Clinical Trials GTG

Clinical Trials and People of Color 3 Did you know that African Americans make up 12% of the U.S. population … … But only 5% of participants in clinical trials in the U.S. are African American? 12% 5% Did you know that Hispanic/Latino Americans make up 16% of the U.S. population … … But less than 1% of participants in clinical trials in the U.S. are 1% Hispanic/Latino American? 40% 29% 16% The percentage of the U.S. population that is made up of people of color is growing, too. By 2020, more than 40% of Americans will be people of color. And by 2050, Hispanic/Latino Americans will make up 29% of the U.S. population. In order to determine if there are different effects of new medical treatments based upon differences between racial or ethnic groups, we need to recruit all groups into clinical trials in order to have the best information available.


P1072a ABC Clinical Trials GTG
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