Adherence to federal guidelines for reporting of sex and race/ethnicity in clinical trials.

  title={Adherence to federal guidelines for reporting of sex and race/ethnicity in clinical trials.},
  author={Stacie E Geller and Marci G. Adams and Molly L Carnes},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  volume={15 10},
BACKGROUND The National Institutes of Health Revitalization Act of 1993 requires that NIH-funded clinical trials include women and minorities as subjects; other federal agencies have adopted similar guidelines. The objective of this study was to determine the current level of compliance with these guidelines in federally funded randomized controlled trials. METHODS Randomized controlled trials published in nine influential medical journals in 2004 were identified by PubMed search. Studies… 

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