Table 1

Characteristics of the Sample

Total

% (N = 46)


Type of IRB Staff


Chairs/Co-Chairs

28

60.87%


Directors

1

2.17%


Administrators

10

21.74%


Members

7

15.22%


Gender


Male

27

58.70%


Female

19

41.30%


Institution Rank


1-50

13

28.26%


51-100

13

28.26%


101-150

7

15.22%


151-200

1

2.17%


201-250

12

26.09%


State vs. Private


State

19

41.30%


Private

27

58.70%


Region


Northeast

21

45.65%


Midwest

6

13.04%


West

13

28.26%


South

6

13.04%



Total # of Institutions Represented

34


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