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Table 2 Characteristics of participants (n = 48)

From: Young people’s views about the purpose and composition of research ethics committees: findings from the PEARL qualitative study

  Number
Age  
 17 years 11
 18 years 29
 19 years 8
Gender  
 Female 28
 Male 20
Ethnicity  
 White British 44
 Mixed 2
 White other 1
 Declined to say 1
Employment  
 Student 35
 In work 6
 Apprenticeship 1
 Unemployed 6
Participation in ALSPAC  
 Regularly since childhood 36
 Infrequent since childhood 5
 No previous involvement 7
IMD score  
 (most deprived) 1 10
 2 16
 3 6
 4 6
 (least deprived) 5 10
Disability/long term illness 5