Publication bias in editorial decision making.


CONTEXT Studies with positive results are more likely to be published than studies with negative results (publication bias). One reason this occurs is that authors are less likely to submit manuscripts reporting negative results to journals. There is no evidence that publication bias occurs once manuscripts have been submitted to a medical journal. We… (More)


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@article{Olson2002PublicationBI, title={Publication bias in editorial decision making.}, author={Carin M. Olson and Drummond Rennie and Deborah J Cook and Kay Dickersin and Annette Flanagin and Joseph W. Hogan and Qi Zhu and Jennifer Reiling and Brian P Pace}, journal={JAMA}, year={2002}, volume={287 21}, pages={2825-8} }