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Table 5 Univariate and multivariate regression analysis for overall quality of reporting score vs exploratory variables (N = 35)

From: Quality of reporting of randomised controlled trials in chiropractic using the CONSORT checklist

Univariate Regression Analysis
Exploratory Variables Mean Difference SE t p-value 95 % CI
Year of Publication 1.35 0.27 4.99 0.000 a 0.80, 1.90
Journal Type 5.81 1.77 3.28 0.002 a 2.21, 9.42
Sample Size Group 5.05 1.84 2.75 0.010 a 1.31, 8.80
Industry Funding 2.35 2.02 1.16 0.253 −1.76, 6.46
Positive Finding 3.30 2.18 1.51 0.140 −1.14, 7.74
Multivariate Regression Analysis
Year of Publication (1) 1.26 0.24 5.17 0.000 a 0.76, 1.76
Sample Size Group (1) 4.19 1.39 3.01 0.005 a 1.36, 7.02
Year of Publication Grp (2) 8.16 1.73 4.73 0.000 a 4.64, 11.67
Sample Size Group (2) 4.56 1.45 3.15 0.004 a 1.61, 7.51
  1. Legend: a statistically significant result; SE Standard Error; t t-test statistic; CI Confidence Interval; Grp Group; (1) Multivariate Analysis; (2) Additional analysis