Table 2

Recommendations provided in author instructions of 69 pediatric journals indexed in the Journal Citation Report [15]

Recommendation

No. of journals giving recommendation (%) (N = 69)


ICMJE Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts

38 (55)


Trial registration

16 (23)


Conflict of interest

54 (78)


CONSORT

14 (20)


STROBE

3 (4)


STARD

4 (6)


MOOSE

3 (4)


PRISMA (QUOROM)

4 (6)


ICMJE - International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, CONSORT - Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials, STROBE - Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology, STARD - Standards of Reporting Diagnostic Accuracy, MOOSE - Meta-analysis of observational studies in epidemiology, PRISMA - Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

Meerpohl et al. BMC Pediatrics 2011 11:27   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-11-27

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