Table 5

Percentage of Participants who changed their responses to the three general approaches to consent

Approach

Change

Any change [x/n (%)]

Inflection [x/n (%)]


1. Consent for each use

Less favourable

36/96 (37%)

11/96 (11%)

No change

39/96 (41%)

77/96 (80%)

More favourable

21/96 (22%)

8/96 (8%)

2. Assumed consent

Less favourable

29/97 (30%)

9/97 (9%)

No change

42/97 (43%)

84/97 (87%)

More favourable

26/97 (27%)

4/97 (4%)

3. Broad consent

Less favourable

32/95 (34%)

7/95 (7%)

No change

42/95 (44%)

87/95 (92%)

More favourable

21/95 (22%)

1/95 (1%)


Willison et al. BMC Medical Ethics 2008 9:18   doi:10.1186/1472-6939-9-18

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