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Table 3 Methodological reporting in 2008 according to center and funding source

From: Methodological reporting of randomized controlled trials in major hepato-gastroenterology journals in 2008 and 1998: a comparative study

  Sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding Sample size calculation Incomplete outecome Intention-to-treat analysis Free of selective reporting
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Center
Single-center 20(64%) 14(45%) 13(42%) 21(68%) 17(55%) 17(55%) 21(68%)
   (n = 31)        
Multi-center 61(80%) 48(63%) 49(64%) 62(82%) 35(46%) 57(75%) 36(47%)
   (n = 76)        
P value 0.08 0.09 0.03 0.12 0.41 0.04 0.06
Funding source
   Industry 37(86%) 31(72%) 30(70%) 34(80%) 18(42%) 28(65%) 21(49%)
   (n = 43)        
   Public 28(70%) 20(50%) 19(48%) 30(75%) 23(58%) 28(72%) 25(63%)
   (n = 40)        
P value 0.07 0.04 0.04 0.66 0.16 0.64 0.21