Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
Data obtained from our EQUATOR Network website analytics show that in the period January to July 2016 we received over 188,000 hits to the reporting guideline main table on our website home page – an increase on last year when we had 88,000 hits on this table for the whole year!
The top five guidelines accessed from the main reporting guideline table on the home page were: STARD (38,897); STROBE (34,974); CONSORT (23,979); PRISMA (23,315); COREQ (16,793).
In a previous post detailing my time with the EQUATOR Network, I spoke about my work on the STrengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement. STROBE is one of the original “core” reporting guidelines which provides guidance...