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Table 1 Contexts of opinion documents (one context per document)

From: Taking stock of the availability and functions of National Ethics Committees worldwide

Context (Count) Explanation
Research (444) Focused on the design, implementation, and frameworks of research endeavors
Clinical contexts (311) Focused primarily on the health of an individual
Public health (242) Focused on societal and population-level issues, not just on particular individuals
Other (111) Further issues and themes in bioethics or legal theory