Prevalence of Disclosed Conflicts of Interest in Biomedical Research and Associations With Journal Impact Factors and Altmetric Scores

JAMA. 2018 Jan 23;319(4):408-409. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.20738.


This study estimates the prevalence of conflict of interest disclosures in medical journal articles published in 2016 and associations between disclosures and median journal impact factor and article Altmetric scores.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Bibliometrics*
  • Conflict of Interest*
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Disclosure / statistics & numerical data*
  • Editorial Policies*
  • Journal Impact Factor
  • Periodicals as Topic / standards*

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