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Table 2 Themes used in adjudication answers when invitation for authorship was chosen versus all other answers

From: Five-step authorship framework to improve transparency in disclosing contributors to industry-sponsored clinical trial publications

  Number of references coded within the theme (% of all coded references within the adjudication choice/choices)
Theme Grant authorship Acknowledgement/No authorship/Other
Importance of contribution 608 (57%) 381 (30%)
Formal criteria 277 (26%) 478 (38%)
Transparency/Responsibility 149 (14%) 319 (26%)
Agreement in advance 30 (3%) 69 (6%)