Table 5.

Analysis of factors related to abstracts leading to published articles

FactorLevelUnpublishedPublishedP-valueOdds Ratio (95% CI)
Note: Statistics-2 breaks down those abstracts with statistics present into Descriptive and Analytical; thus, total is 60 (not 71).
Study DesignObservational234 (82%)52 (18%)0.3651.00
Experimental65 (77%)19 (23%)1.3 (0.7, 2.4)
Collaboration (multi-affiliation)Yes18 (62%)11 (38%)0.012.9 (1.3, 6.4)
No281 (82%)60 (18%)1.00
FundingYes20 (71%)8 (29%)0.1951.8 (0.7, 4.2)
No279 (82%)63 (18%)1.00
Study OutcomeNeutral87 (78%)25 (22%)0.2451.4 (0.8, 2.4)
Positive194 (83%)40 (17%)1.00
Negative18 (75%)6 (25%)0.3391.7 (0.6, 4.3)
Statistics-1Present225 (79%)60 (21%)0.0572.1 (1.0, 4.1)
Absent74 (87%)11 (13%)1.00
Statistics-2Descriptive171 (85%)31 (15%)<0.00011.00
Analytical54 (65%)29 (35%)2.9 (1.6, 5.3)