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Sex and Gender Equity in Research: rationale for the SAGER guidelines and recommended use

Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
Reporting of sex and gender information in study design, data analyses, results and interpretation of findings.
Full bibliographic reference Heidari S, Babor T, De Castro P, Tort S, Curno M. Sex and Gender Equity in Research: rationale for the SAGER guidelines and recommended use. Research Integrity and Peer Review. 2016;1:2.
Language English
Relevant URLs
(full-text if available)
The full-text of this reporting guideline is freely available at: http://researchintegrityjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s41073-016-0007-6

Checklists for studies including human participants and for studies that do not include human participants have been developed and can be accessed at:

Van Epps H, Astudillo O, Del Pozo Martin Y, Marsh J (2022) The Sex and Gender Equity in Research (SAGER) guidelines: Implementation and checklist development. European Science Editing 48: e86910.

Availability in additional languages The SAGER reporting guidelines are available in the following languages:

Chinese  PDF
Korean  PDF
Portuguese  Full-text
Spanish  Full-text
Turkish  PDF
Vietnamese  PDF

Reporting guideline acronym SAGER
Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report? Whole report
Additional information The Canadian Institute of Gender and Health has produced three online modules to improve the ability of health researchers and peer reviewers to account for sex and gender in the analysis of data from human participants.
Record last updated on November 2, 2022


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