Data from: Clinical study reports of randomised controlled trials: an exploratory review of previously confidential industry reports

Peter Doshi & Tom Jefferson
Objective: To explore the structure and content of a non-random sample of clinical study reports (CSRs) to guide clinicians and systematic reviewers. Search strategy: We searched public sources and lodged Freedom of Information requests for previously confidential CSRs primarily written by industry for regulators. Selection criteria: CSR reporting sufficient information for extraction (“adequate”). Primary outcome measures: Presence and length of essential elements of trial design and reporting and compression factor (ratio of page length for...

Registration Year

  • 2013

Resource Types

  • Dataset


  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Cochrane