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Table 1 Allocation concealment by funding source and by trial outcome

From: Funding source, trial outcome and reporting quality: are they related? Results of a pilot study

By Funding Source:
  Adequate Inadequate Unclear Total OR* (95% CI)
Industry Only 16 1 27 44 1.00 (ref)
Not for Profit Only 13 2 13 28 .55 (.21, 1.42)
Mixed + 6 1 15 22 1.35 (.46, 3.98)
Not Reported 1 1 4 6 1.26 (.21, 7.64)
Total 36 5 59 100  
p = .377
By Direction and Statistical Significance of Trial Outcome:
Favoured New 21 4 42 67 1.00 (ref)
Favoured Conventional 4 0 2 6 .24 (.04, 1.32)
Neutral 7 1 11 19 .82 (.29, 2.31)
Unclear 4 0 4 8 .79 (.16, 3.84)
Total 36 5 59 100  
p = .678
  1. *OR = odds ratio of unclear allocation concealment, relative to clear (i.e., adequate or inadequate); + = funding by at least one industry source and at least one not-for-profit source