Table 3

Dissemination of clinical trial results following trial primary completion date for all, lead, paediatric and adult trials

All trialsLead trialsPaediatric trialsAdult trials
Total305100%75100%53100%248100%
Timely dissemination:
Posting summary results within 12 months of PCD*123.9%11.3%47.5%83.2%
Publishing results within 24 months of PCD†10233.4%3344.0%1834.0%8233.1%
Posting and/or publishing results‡11036.1%3445.3%2037.7%8835.5%
Posting and publishing results§41.3%00.0%23.8%20.8%
  • All the percentages calculated on the total numbers for all, lead, paediatric or adult trials.

  • *Study results posted on ClinicalTrials.gov within 12 months after PCD.

  • †Study results published as a journal publication before PCD or within 24 months after PCD.

  • ‡Study results posted on ClinicalTrials.gov within 12 months after PCD and/or published as a journal publication before PCD or within 24 months after PCD.

  • §Study results posted on ClinicalTrials.gov within 12 months after PCD and published as a journal publication before PCD or within 24 months after PCD.

  • PCD, primary completion date.