The accuracy of references in paediatric journals.

  title={The accuracy of references in paediatric journals.},
  author={Arturo Vargas-Origel and Graciela G{\'o}mez-Mart{\'i}nez and Mart{\'i}n Arturo Vargas-Nieto},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={85 6},
We analysed the reference error rate of four paediatric journals. The overall rate was 29.7%. Individual rates were as follows: Acta Paediatr 36%, Arch Dis Child 22%, J Pediatr 29%, Pediatrics 32%; the rate of major errors was 1%, 1%, 2%, and 4%, respectively.