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Table 1 Response sorting

From: Grant reviewer perceptions of the quality, effectiveness, and influence of panel discussion

Question% of total (N)% Positive (N)% Negative (N)% Neutral (N)
Q1. Did the grant application discussions facilitate reviewer participation?6.5% (10)50% (5)60% (6)0% (0)
Q2. How useful were the grant application discussions in clarifying differing reviewer opinions?7.2% (11)64% (7)55% (6)9% (1)
Q3. Was the format and duration of the grant application discussions sufficient to allow the non-assigned reviewers to cast well informed merit scores?15% (23)52% (12)65% (15)0% (0)
Q4. How useful was the Chair in facilitating the application discussions?24% (39)59% (23)51% (20)15% (6)
Q5. Did the grant application discussions affect the outcome?11% (17)35% (6)76% (13)12% (2)
Q6. Did the grant application discussions promote the best science?12% (19)11% (2)95% (18)5% (1)
None of the above41% (63)8% (5)48% (30)46% (29)