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Table 1 Recommendations provided in author instructions of Open Access (OA) pediatric journals

From: Are pediatric Open Access journals promoting good publication practice? An analysis of author instructions

Recommendation   Geographical location of editorial office No. (% of column total) Category of publisher No. (% of column total)
  All journals
N = 41
Africa
N = 1
Australasia
N = 11
Europe South America
N = 9
North America
N = 6
OA Publishing House
N = 13
Other publisher
N = 14
Professional organization
N = 14
     without UK N = 11 UK N = 3      
ICMJE Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts 27 (65.9) 1 (100) 7 (63.6) 7 (63.6) 3 (100) 7 (77.8) 2 (33.3) 10 (77.0) 8 (57.1) 9 (66.3)
Trial registration 13 (31.7) 1 (100) 3 (27.3) 2 (18.2) 3 (100) 3 (33.3) 1 (16.7) 8 (61.5) 1 (7.1) 4 (28.6)
Conflict of interest 26 (63.4) 1 (100) 7 (63.6) 6 (54.5) 3 (100) 6 (66.7) 3 (50) 13 (100) 6 (42.9) 7 (50.0)
CONSORT 12 (29.3) 1 (100) 5 (45.5) 1 (9.1) 3 (100) 1 (11.1) 1 (16.7) 9 (69.2) 0 (0) 3 (21.4)
STROBE 3 (7.3) 1 (100) 2 (18.2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (15.4) 0 (0) 1 (7.1)
STARD 8 (19.5) 1 (100) 3 (27.3) 1 (9.1) 3 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 7 (53.8) 0 (0) 1 (7.1)
MOOSE 8 (19.5) 1 (100) 3 (27.3) 1 (9.1) 3 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 7 (53.8) 0 (0) 1 (7.1)
PRISMA (QUOROM) 8 (19.5) 1 (100) 3 (27.3) 1 (9.1) 3 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 7 (53.8) 0 (0) 1 (7.1)
EQUATOR 4 (9.8) 0 (0) 1 (9.1) 0 (0) 3 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (30.8) 0 (0) 0 (0)
  1. ICMJE - International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, CONSORT - Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials, STROBE - Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology, STARD - Standards of Reporting Diagnostic Accuracy, MOOSE - Meta-analysis of observational studies in epidemiology, PRISMA - Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses, EQUATOR - Enhancing the Quality and Transparency of Health Research