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Table 1 Sample of stakeholders interviewed

From: Ethical issues in the export, storage and reuse of human biological samples in biomedical research: perspectives of key stakeholders in Ghana and Kenya

Research participants Data collection methods Navrongo/Accra Kilifi/Nairobi
Researchers/Research assistants In-depth interviews 12 (10 men and 2 women) 12 (8 men and 4 women)
Cross study key informants (Clinical trials coordinator, lab manager, community liaison, training coordinator) In-depth interviews and group discussion 1(man) 5 (4 men, 1 woman)
Community facilitators and representatives Focus group discussions 1 group 1 group (5 men and 1 woman)
Fieldworkers Focus group discussions 2 groups 2 groups
Ethics committees In-depth interviews 6 (4 men and 2 women) 8 (5 men and 3 women)
Total data collection activities   22 (19 IDIs and 3 FGDs) 28 (25 IDIs and 3 FGDs)