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Table 6 Oversight committee split by intervention type

From: A cohort examination to establish reporting of the remit and function of Trial Steering Committees in randomised controlled trials

Intervention type Committee(s) reported
TSC and DMC TSC and no DMC DMC and no TSC No TSC and no DMC
  N n n/N% n n/N% n n/N% n n/N%
Pharmaceutical 132 60 45.5% 8 6.1% 37 28.0% 27 20.5%
Cellular and gene therapy 3 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 66.7% 1 33.3%
Medical device 26 16 61.5% 1 3.8% 3 11.5% 6 23.1%
Surgery 14 6 42.9% 3 21.4% 3 21.4% 2 14.3%
Radiotherapy 13 4 30.8% 3 23.1% 1 7.7% 5 38.5%
Psychological and behavioural 29 9 31.0% 5 17.2% 2 6.9% 13 44.8%
Physical 14 7 50.0% 4 28.6% 1 7.1% 2 14.3%
Complimentary 6 2 33.3% 1 16.7% 0 0.0% 3 50.0%
Resources and infrastructure 22 4 18.2% 9 40.9% 1 4.5% 8 36.4%
Other 19 7 36.8% 6 31.6% 0 0.0% 6 31.6%
  1. DMC Data Management Committee, TSC Trial Steering Committee