A Descriptive Analysis of Registered Pragmatic Clinical Trials


  • Kaleb Veit, D.O. Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine (OSU-COM)
  • Matt Vassar, Ph.D. OSU-CHS
  • Jennifer Thomas, D.O. OSUMC


Pragmatic, Registry, Clinical Trial


Pragmatic trials are designed to determine the effect of an intervention under usual, as opposed to ideal, conditions. A descriptive analysis of all pragmatic clinical trials registered on ClinicalTrials.gov was performed. A total of 424 pragmatic trials were first posted during the time period searched. The analysis included study type, study design, clinical condition studied, intervention, phase, enrollment, and funding source.


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