Non-Cochrane vs. Cochrane reviews were twice as likely to have positive conclusion statements: cross-sectional study.

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OBJECTIVES To determine which factors predict favorable results and positive conclusions in systematic reviews (SRs) and to assess the level of agreement between SR results and conclusions. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING A sample of 296 English SRs indexed in MEDLINE (November, 2004) was obtained. Two investigators independently categorized SR characteristics… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2008.08.008

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@article{Tricco2009NonCochraneVC, title={Non-Cochrane vs. Cochrane reviews were twice as likely to have positive conclusion statements: cross-sectional study.}, author={Andrea Tricco and Jennifer Marie Tetzlaff and Ba' Z Pham and Jamie C. Brehaut and David Moher}, journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology}, year={2009}, volume={62 4}, pages={380-386.e1} }