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Basic Statistical Reporting for Articles Published in Biomedical Journals: The “Statistical Analyses and Methods in the Published Literature” or The SAMPL Guidelines

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(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.

Language English
PubMed ID 25441757
Relevant URLs
(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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