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Table 2 Post-hoc test results

From: Ethics reporting practices in randomized controlled trials of physical therapy interventions after stroke

Variable   95% CI p
Trial registrationa
 2004 vs 2009 1.077 .972 to 1.193 1.000b
 2004 vs 2014 1.444 1.172 to 1.781 .024b
 2009 vs 2014 1.341 1.062 to 1.693 .031b
5-year impact factorc
 2004 vs 2009 −.264 −1.659 to .629 .480
 2004 vs 2014 .745 −.528 to 1.399 .219
 2009 vs 2014 1.100 .328 to 1.842 .002
Assessment of reduced competencea
 2004 vs 2009 2.154 1.207 to 3.844 .020b
 2004 vs 2014 1.579 1.018 to 2.448 .110b
 2009 vs 2014 .733 .405 to 1.325 .289d
Potential conflicts of interesta
 2004 vs 2009 1.077 .737 to 1.573 1.000b
 2004 vs 2014 3.333 1.748 to 6.358 .001b
 2009 vs 2014 1.341 1.062 to 1.693 .031d
Number of ethics-related issues reportede
 2004 vs 2009 −0.96 −2.98 to 1.06 .494
 2004 vs 2014 −2.33 −4.26 to −0.40 .014
 2009 vs 2014 −1.37 −2.86 to 0.12 .078
  1. CI Confidence Interval
  2. a Relative risk for the absence of the characteristic
  3. b Fisher exact test
  4. c Mann-Whitney test and Hodges-Lehmann estimator, data are median differences
  5. d Pearson χ2 test
  6. e Tukey’s test, data are mean differences