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Table 5 Number and proportion of respondents that provided positive answer concerning awareness in subgroups (groups with or without various experiences)

From: Nurse awareness of clinical research: a survey in a Japanese University Hospital

  Number (%) of respondents that provided positive answer
  Experience nursing patients who were participating in registration trials and/or clinical research Experience taking a part in research involving patients as a nursing student Experience taking a part in research involving patients as a nurse
  (+) (n = 137) (−) (n = 314) (+) (n = 65) (−) (n = 348) (+) (n = 167) (−) (n = 246)
1. General awareness       
 Registration trials 137 (100%) 293 (93.3%) 59 (90.8%) 333 (95.7%) 164 (98.2%)* 228 (92.7%)
 Clinical research 122 (89.1%) 275 (86.7%) 57 (87.7%) 307 (88.2%) 154 (92.2%)* 210 (85.4%)
 Difference between registration trials and clinical research 66 (48.2%)** 99 (31.7%) 15 (23.1%)* 136 (39.1%) 76 (46.1%)** 75 (30.5%)
2. Awareness on research-related terminology     
 Informed consent 136 (99.3%) 313(99.7%) 65 (100%) 348 (100%) 167 (100%) 246 (100%)
 Informed consent form 133 (97.1%) 302 (96.2%) 61 (93.8%) 337 (97.4%) 160 (97.0%) 238 (96.7%)
 Consent documents 135 (98.5%) 312 (99.4%) 64 (98.5%) 345 (99.7%) 167 (100%) 242 (99.2%)
 Representative of the subject 110 (80.3%)** 204 (65.0%) 43 (66.2%) 243 (71.5%) 119 (73.5%) 167 (69.0%)
 Declaration of Helsinki 57 (41.6%) 110 (35.0%) 24 (36.9%) 127 (37.4%) 66 (40.0%) 85 (35.4%)
 Japanese governmental ethical guidelines 75 (54.7%) 167 (53.2%) 39 (60.0%) 183 (53.5%) 100 (60.6%) 122 (50.6%)
 Good clinical practice 21 (15.9%)** 23 (7.3%) 9 (13.8%) 28 (8.3%) 17 (10.5%) 20 (8.3%)
 Institutional review boards 54 (39.4%) * 90 (28.7%) 20 (30.8%) 111 (32.6%) 63 (38.4%)* 68 (28.2%)
 Ethics committees 105 (76.6%) 219 (69.7%) 47 (72.3%) 252 (73.0%) 138 (83.1%)** 161 (66.0%)
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01 compared to proportion for respondents without experience.