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Table 3 Mean CONSORT compliance scores by country and clinical field. Score scale from 0 to 34 (n = 392)

From: A multiyear systematic survey of the quality of reporting for randomised trials in dentistry, neurology and geriatrics published in journals of Spain and Latin America

Country Dentistry
mean ± SD (RCTs)
Neurology mean ± SD (RCTs) Geriatrics mean ± SD (RCTs) Average score mean ± SD Overall average score
mean ± SD
Argentina 12.8 ± 5.3 (6) 11.5 ± 5.0 (2) 9.0 (1) 12.1 ± 5.3 12.6 ± 5.1
Chile 13.7 ± 6.0 (62) 12.3 ± 3.4 (4) - 13.6 ± 6.0
Colombia 14.8 ± 5.0 (24) - - 14.8 ± 5.0
Ecuador - 12.3 ± 2.6 (4) - 12.3 ± 2.6
Mexico 10.4 ± 4.6 (19) 11.4 ± 5.5 (22) - 10.9 ± 4.6
Peru 10.1 ± 4.2 (16) - - 10.1 ± 4.2
Spain 13.2 ± 5.0 (143) 11.5 ± 4.8 (47) 11.6 ± 6.0 (29) 12.7 ± 5.0
Uruguay 6.0 (1) - - 6.0
Venezuela 11.1 ± 4.5 (11) 17.0 (1) - 11.1 ± 4.5
  1. Empty cells indicate that there were no RCTs includedSD Standard deviation