Completes, Pretests Phase 1

Comparative Price Information in Direct-to-Consumer and Professional Prescription Drug Advertisements


Completes, Pretests Phase 1

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You are one of about XXX people in the United States who are being asked to take a survey about a new medication. First, we will show you a few ads. Second, we will ask you to complete a survey that will take approximately 30 minutes.

[Consent Screen 2]


This survey is being conducted by RTI International (RTI), an independent nonprofit research organization, on behalf of a public health agency. RTI is working with Research Now to conduct this survey but is not affiliated with Research Now in any way. If you have questions about this survey, please contact Dr. Brian Southwell, the project director. He can be reached between 9 AM and 5 PM Eastern Standard Time Monday – Friday at 1-800-334-8571 ext. 8037.

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Your responses are very important because they will help researchers understand how people make decisions about medications.


In appreciation for your time, you will receive $7.50 in e-Rewards Currency for completing this survey.

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