J Patient Saf 2017 Jun; aheadofprint
Quantitative Assessment of Statistical Reviews of Patient Safety Research Articles.
Daniels JR, Dexter F, Espy JL, Brull SJ
For 8.5 consecutive years, all patient safety articles of a journal underwent statistical review before publication. We sought to establish the prevalence of statistical themes in the statistical reviews, consideration of contemporary statistical methods, and their associations with time to journal receipt of authors' revision.