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Factors influencing the publication of health research

Cronin, E and Sheldon, T (2004) Factors influencing the publication of health research. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. pp. 351-355. ISSN 0266-4623

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Abstract

Objectives: Assess the degree to which research project findings were published and explore factors that influenced publication. Methods: Questionnaire to project leaders. Classification of publications and findings. Chi-squared; univariate and multivariate Cox regression analyses. Results: Forty percent of projects published in peer-reviewed journal; highly statistically significant relationships between publication in peer-reviewed journals and (1) projects in Responsive/Fellowships streams (p = .045); and (2) projects awarded >pound22,713 (p = .02); influence of study findings not statistically significant. Conclusions: Funders should consider the significant number of studies that did not result in publication and the higher rate of publication in peer-reviewed journals from some programs.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2004 Cambridge University Press
Keywords: publication bias, meta-analysis, public policy
Institution: The University of York
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2004
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2014 06:47
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/189

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