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Table 2 Sponsors’ influence on publication of results of industry-sponsored trials based on information in protocols and publications

From: Sponsors’ participation in conduct and reporting of industry trials: a descriptive study

(n = 69) Publication of results
Sponsor has co-authorship 56 (81%)
Sponsor needs to approve manuscript 3 (4%)
Sponsor needs to review or comment 5 (7%)
No influence 1 (1%)
Not described 1 (1%)
Discrepancy between protocol and paper 3 (4%)
  1. Percentages do not add up to 100 due to rounding.