TABLE 4

Comparison of Adult and Child Studies According to Study Purpose

Study PurposeAdult Studies, n (% of Adult Studies)Child Studies, n (% of Child Studies)P
All study purposes189 (100)181 (100)
Therapy72 (38.1)32 (17.7)<.001
Diagnosis20 (10.6)29 (16).12
Prognosis22 (11.6)22 (12.2).88
Harm36 (19.1)26 (14.4).23
Epidemiological investigation12 (6.4)48 (26.5)<.001
Health services27 (14.3)24 (13.3).77