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Table 5 Predictors of abstract acceptance (n = 831a, adjusted for year of submission)

From: Determinants of abstract acceptance for the Digestive Diseases Week – a cross sectional study

  n OR 95% CI
Research type    
CCT 326 1  
OCR 331 0.6 0.5–0.9
BSS 174 0.4 0.3–0.7
Statistical significance    
positive 350 1  
negative 147 0.5 0.3–0.8
equivocal 334 0.7 0.5–0.9
Abstract quality score    
lowest or middle tertile 532 1  
highest tertile 299 1.4 1.0–2.0
Country group    
USA/Canada 305 1  
N/W Europe, Australia 291 0.4 0.3–0.6
S/E Europe 102 0.4 0.2–0.6
other countries 143 0.3 0.2–0.5
  1. Model χ2 62.1 (df8), p < .0001; Hosmer and Lemeshow Test:c2 9.3 (df8), p = 0.2 aexcluded from the analysis: all descriptive studies (n = 169)