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Table 1 Characteristics of the Sample

From: How local IRBs view central IRBs in the US

  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