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|Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
|Basic statistical reporting for articles published in biomedical journals|
|Full bibliographic reference||Lang TA, Altman DG. Basic statistical reporting for articles published in biomedical journals: the "Statistical Analyses and Methods in the Published Literature" or the SAMPL Guidelines. Int J Nurs Stud. 2015;52(1):5-9.
(full-text if available)
|Download the SAMPL Guidelines (PDF)|
|Reporting guideline acronym||SAMPL|
|Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report?||Statistical methods and analyses|
|Other||The SAMPL guidelines were also published in 2013 in: Smart P, Maisonneuve H, Polderman A (eds). Science Editors' Handbook, European Association of Science Editors, 2013.|
|Additional information||These guidelines will also appear in “Guidelines for reporting health research: A user’s manual," which will be released in early September 2013.|
|Record last updated on||January 13, 2022|
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