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Table 2 Quality of reporting of abstracts at BURNS annual meeting 2000 and 2008 according to the CONSORT criteria for randomized-control trials

From: Quality of reporting according to the CONSORT, STROBE and Timmer instrument at the American Burn Association (ABA) annual meetings 2000 and 2008

CONSORT 2000 2008
  oral poster oral poster
  N % N % N % N %
Total 9 100 4 100 7 100 2 100
Title randomized 0 0 1 25 1 14 1 50
Authors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Trial design 9 100 2 50 6 86 1 50
Participants 8 89 4 100 4 57 0 0
Interventions 9 100 4 100 6 86 2 100
Objective/Hypothesis 9 100 4 100 6 86 2 100
Main Outcome 2 22 0 0 1 14 1 50
Randomization 0 0 0 0 1 14 0 0
Blinding 2 22 0 0 4 57 0 0
Number randomized 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0
Recruitment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Numbers analyzed 8 89 4 100 3 43 2 100
Outcome 9 100 4 100 7 100 2 100
Harms 0 0 0 0 1 14 0 0
Conclusion 9 100 4 100 7 100 2 100
Trial registration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Funding 0 0 0 0 3 43 0 0
  1. Due to the small sample size p-value was not calculated.