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Table 3 Risk of Bias Assessments of the 110 Trials Included in this Review, Stratified by Type of Journal

From: A systematic review of the reporting of Data Monitoring Committees' roles, interim analysis and early termination in pediatric clinical trials

Parameter Pediatric Journals (n = 42) General Journals (n = 68)
Risk of Bias   
   Adequate Sequence Generation 29 (69) 53 (78)
   Adequate Concealment of Allocation 23 (55) 50 (74)
   Adequate Blinding of Participants and Providers 21 (50) 34 (50)
   Adequate Blinding of Outcome Assessment 25 (60) 53 (78)
   Adequate Handling of Missing Data 30 (72) 53 (78)
  1. N (%)
  2. †Each category is coded separately, so total may either exceed or not add up to 100%.