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Table 3 Physicians’ awareness regarding research ethics committees in Lebanon

From: Knowledge and attitudes of physicians toward research ethics and scientific misconduct in Lebanon

  Yes N (%) No N (%) Uncertain N (%)
1. Is there a Research Ethical training program available for all Academics at your University? (285) 145 (50.9) 97 (34) 43 (15.1)
2. Do you know any committees/organizations that review the ethical aspects of research? (309) 193 (62.5) 103 (33.3) 13 (4.2)
3. Are you fully aware of the functions of ethics committees? (312) 182 (58.3) 130 (41.7)  
4. Does your Faculty have a research ethics committee? (310) 213 (68.7) 34 (11) 63 (20.3)
4. Do you think that the existence of such a research ethics committee would be helpful? (319) 288 (90.3) 23 (7.2) 8 (2.5)
  Yes N (%) No N (%) I don’t know N (%)
5. To your knowledge, are there laws regulating research ethics in Lebanon? (313) 175 (55.9) 49 (15.7) 89 (28.4)
  Yes N (%) No N (%)  
6. Do you know the Lebanese National Consultative Committee on Ethics (LNCCE)? (317) 87 (27.4) 230 (72.6)  
7. If yes, are you aware about of this committee role? (86) 51 (59.3) 35 (40.7)  
8. Did you hear about the charter of ethics and guiding principles of scientific research in Lebanon developed by CNRS? (276) 71 (25.7) 205 (74.3)