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Table 2 Summary statistics on correction letter publication

From: COMPare: a prospective cohort study correcting and monitoring 58 misreported trials in real time

  Annals BMJ JAMA Lancet NEJM Total
Letters required 5 2 11 20 20 58
Percentage of letters required 100.00% 66.70% 84.60% 83.30% 90.90% 86.6% (95% CI 78.4–94.7%)
Letters published 5 2 0 16 0 23
Percentage of letters published 100% 100% 0% 80% 0% 39.7% (95% CI 27.0%–53.4%)
Mean publication delay for published letters 0 days (online) 0 days (online) n/a 150 days n/a 104 days (median 99 days, range 0–257 days)
  1. Abbreviations: BMJ British Medical Journal, CI confidence interval, CONSORT Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials, JAMA Journal of the American Medical Association, n/a not applicable, NEJM New England Journal of Medicine