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Table 4 Reporting of DMC and Interim Analysis Parameters in trials that mentioned DMCs or Interim Analysis-Section of paper (n = 105)

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 = 37) General Journals (n = 68)
Section of paper where DMC and/or interim analysis were reported   
   Title/Abstract 4 (11) 6 (9)
   Introduction 0 0
   Methods 30 (81) 63 (93)
   Results 13 (35) 8 (12)
   Discussion 6 (16) 7 (10)
   Acknowledgements 15 (41) 54 (79)
   Online or other papers 0 7 (10)
  1. N (%)
  2. †Does not equal 100%, as some reports/articles contained data in more than one category