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Table 4 Summary of sponsors with published results

From: Trends in clinical trial registration in sub-Saharan Africa between 2010 and 2020: a cross-sectional review of three clinical trial registries

Sponsor category ISRCTN (N = 507) CTG (N = 2262)
Registered (N) Complete (n) Published (n) Proportion of completed with results (%) Registered (N) Complete (n) Published (n) Proportion of completed with results (%)
University 262 183 108 59.0 1618 891 72 8.1
Industry/INGOa 16 15 6 40.0 288 165 30 18.2
Research institutions 105 81 47 58.0 1190 605 104 17.2
Government 56 51 28 54.9 - - - -
Charity 38 31 18 58.1 - - - -
Hospital/clinic 16 12 6 50.0 437 231 49 21.2
  1. aINGO international non-governmental organisations; this will not equal total completed trials because sponsor type was obtained by extracting the common theme from a free text, indicating the possibility of a double count