Number of biopharmaceutical clinical trial participants U.S. 2013, by disease area

This statistic shows the number of participants in biopharmaceutical industry-sponsored clinical trials in the U.S. in 2013, by disease area. In that year there were an estimated 215,176 people enrolled in clinical trails testing new medicine related to oncology.

Number of participants in biopharmaceutical clinical trials in the United States in 2013, by selected disease area

Number of clinical trial participants
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Release date

March 2015


United States

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Represents industry-sponsored trials testing a potential medicine and active for at least one day during the one-year period ending September 30, 2013.

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