Table 2

Results of logistic regressions of the probability of favourable and provisional opinions, treating each application as the unit of analysis

Favourable opinionProvisional opinion
VariableOR95% CIp ValueOR95% CIp Value
Year (2013 vs 2012)0.730.56 to 0.960.0251.321.02 to 1.710.034
EO vs comparator0.800.35 to 1.840.591.100.50 to 2.420.82
Year×(EO vs comparator)1.350.80 to to 1.270.31
CTIMP status (no vs yes)2.341.62 to 3.37<0.0010.380.26 to 0.54<0.001
% interventional (per percentage point)1.000.99 to 1.010.901.000.99 to 1.010.50
Workload (studies per meeting)0.880.70 to to 1.240.97
  • CTIMP, Clinical Trials of Investigational Medicinal Products; EO, ethics officer.