North Carolina offers favorable demographics for the recruitment of Patients suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma and other chronic pulmonary diseases. High Point Clinical Trials Center can leverage industry-leading recruitment capabilities, targeting specific Patients with research study opportunities that may help them improve or better manage their condition.
- According to a recent article, more than 7% of North Carolina’s population (approx. 500,000 people) has COPD or Asthma.
- More than 900,000 (12.6%) adults in North Carolina have been diagnosed with asthma, and approximately 535,000 still have it.
- In 2015, the prevalence of cigarette smoking among adults in North Carolina was 19.0%, chronic tobacco smoking is a major cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- High Point CTC maintains a database of 6000+ cigarette smokers