TableĀ 2

Completeness of reporting in text sections of articles published before and after SQUIRE publication (CI)

Section (number of statements)Statement completion, pre-SQUIRE group (%)Statement completion, post-SQUIRE group (%)Odds ratio
(95% CI)
Title and abstract (4)48511.1 (0.6 to 2.0)
Introduction (5)48430.8 (0.5 to 1.4)
Methods (17)34371.1 (0.9 to 1.5)
Results (9)39441.2 (0.8 to 1.8)
Discussion (14)41360.8 (0.6 to 1.1)
Other information (1)72761.2 (0.3 to 5.4)
  • SQUIRE, Standards for QUality Improvement Reporting Excellence.

  • QI, quality improvement; SQUIRE, Standards for QUality Improvement Reporting Excellence.