Patient Demographics

Patient Demographics

Patient Demographics

The Hampton Roads/Tidewater area is the 27th largest metropolitan market in the United States. Hampton Roads boast a diverse population of over 1.6 million people. There are six area colleges and universities within minutes from our facility. Norfolk, Virginia is home to the world’s largest naval base. The Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard are in the region, as well as the Port of Hampton Roads. The site’s database contains over 6800 subjects who have expressed an interest in participating in clinical trials. Retention rates of 95% or greater!

Gender Distribution:
  • Male: 48%
  • Female: 52%
Age Distribution:
  • Under age 18 20.2%
  • Ages 18-49 51.2%
  • Ages 50+ 28.6%
Ethnic Distribution:
  • African American 39%
  • American Indian 0.6%
  • Asian 1.1%
  • Caucasian 56%
  • Hispanic 1.8%
  • Other 1.5%
Patient Recruitment:
  • Physician Referrals
  • Repeat study participants
  • Health fairs
  • Educational seminars Health Screenings
  • Advertising (television, radio, billboards, direct mailings, social media)
  • Secured subject data base over 11,000 subjects. Database maintained by Forte Allegro
  • Designated patient recruiter
  • Full time marketing coordinator
  • 24-hour study hotline
  • Website
  • Special events
  • Quarterly newsletter