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Table 3 Flow 2, from abstract acceptance to subsequent publication. Meta-analyses of meeting characteristics associated with full publication

From: More insight into the fate of biomedical meeting abstracts: a systematic review

Abstract characteristic Fully published / accepted abstracts Fully published / accepted abstracts Odds ratio (95% conf. interval)
Topic of research [44, 48, 51, 52, 54, 60] Basic vs clinical 239/401 (60%) 1218/2991 (41%) 2.29 (1.75–2.98)
Outcome of studies [3, 43, 52, 54, 63, 75] Positive vs negative 262 / 471 (56%) 236/515 (46%) 2.07 (1.58–2.71)
Presentation [31, 43, 50, 56, 76] Oral vs poster 239/518 (46%) 212/571 (37%) 1.53 (1.15–2.03)