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What Is Your Parkinson’s Clinical Research IQ?

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what is your parkinsons clinical research IQ?

How much do you know about clinical research? Find out with this five-question quiz. Then use the Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) resources to improve your knowledge and become an advocate for Parkinson's therapies development. Please begin by a username below ("anonymous" will be accepted) and then proceed to question #1. Please note PDF will not save, use or distribute these names.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The average time it takes for a drug to be developed and approved is:
    • A. 

      Six months to one year

    • B. 

      One to two years

    • C. 

      Three to five years

    • D. 

      10 to 15 years

  • 2. 
    The percentage of clinical trials that are delayed at least one month because of the lack of clinical research participation is:
    • A. 

      10 percent

    • B. 

      40 percent

    • C. 

      25 percent

    • D. 

      80 percent

  • 3. 
    The percentage of people with Parkinson’s who participate in clinical studies is estimated to be:
    • A. 

      20 percent

    • B. 

      10 percent

    • C. 

      Five percent

    • D. 

      One percent

  • 4. 
    Most people with Parkinson’s learn about clinical studies through:
    • A. 

      Their doctor

    • B. 

      Support groups

    • C. 

      The Internet

    • D. 

      Other people with PD

  • 5. 
    A clinical research participant may discontinue participation in a study:
    • A. 

      Whenever the individual wishes

    • B. 

      Only if there are medical concerns

    • C. 

      Only if the study is halted by the sponsor

    • D. 

      Only with authorization from the individual’s physician