Table 2

Nature of potential conflicts disclosed

POTENTIAL CONFLICTS*

N


Paid travel fees

7 (29%)

Provided consultation

5 (21%)

Received grants

3 (13%)

Received money as speakers

3 (13%)

Attended symposia

2 (8%)

Salary support

1 (4%)

Worked for a specific company

2 (8%)

Contract for a research project

1 (4%)


* Some authors disclosed more than one potential conflict of interest

Papanikolaou et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2001 1:3   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-1-3

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