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Table 4 Number of papers with changes of the analysis plan statements by location in the paper

From: Hidden analyses: a review of reporting practice and recommendations for more transparent reporting of initial data analyses

Reasons for changeNumber of papers, n (%)Location in Paper
Unexpected Values2 (8%)2010
Heterogeneity1 (4%)0100
Unexpected confounding2 (8%)1120
Variable Distribution4 (16%)3110
Other Data Properties2 (8%)2000
Missing Data5 (20%)4110
  1. Abbreviations: M Methods, R Results, D Discussion, S Supplement