International Journal of Dentistry / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Knowledge, Awareness, and Attitudes about Research Ethics among Dental Faculty in the Middle East: A Pilot Study

Table 2

Awareness of research ethics and research ethics committees: aggregate responses and association between responses and independent variables. Numbers represent percentage of โ€œyesโ€ or โ€œcorrectโ€ responses.

Item Aggregate ๐‘› = 1 2 5 (%) KAU ๐‘› = 7 5 (%) ASU ๐‘› = 5 0 (%)Gender (%)Academic position (%)Prior ethics training (%)Prior research (%)
MenWomenProfMid-levelJuniorAny Ethics TrainingNoneAnyNone

Are you familiar with ethical principles in human subject research?46.454.7*34.051.940.659.0**45.037.069.6**32.950.6 32.4
Are you familiar with the functions of a research ethics committee?31.236.024.031.529.033.340.0**21.752.2**19.036.020.6

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