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Table 1 Opinions on trials and revision ratio

From: Regulatory, scientific, and ethical issues arising from institutional activity in one of the 90 Italian Research Ethics Committees

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Total
Total opinion 61 171 159 224 207 822
Revision 13 of 61 (21.3%) 54 of 171 (31.6%) 74 of 159 (46.5%) 115 of 224 (51.3%) 119 of 207 (57.5%) 374 of 822 (45.5%)
Major revisions 7 of 13 (53.8%) 20 of 54 (37.0%) 59 of 74 (79.7%) 42 of 115 (36.5%) 40 of 119 (33.6%) 168 of 374 (44.9%)
Rejected 0 (0%) 5 of 171 (3%) 10 of 159 (6%) 5 of 224 (2%) 0 (0%) 20 of 822 (2.4%)