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Table 3 Ancillary study, mean global score for completeness of reporting (scale 0–10) for all domains written with or without the writing aid tool compared to the published report

From: Impact of an online writing aid tool for writing a randomized trial report: the COBWEB (Consort-based WEB tool) randomized controlled trial

  Manuscript written by participants Published report Mean difference (95 % CI) in global score P value*
  Mean (SD) global score Mean (SD) global score N = 123 domains  
  N = 123 domains N = 123 domains   
No writing aid tool 5.02 (2.73) 5.50 (2.56) –0.48 (–1.07 to 0.11) 0.11
Writing aid tool 7.10 (2.12) 5.36 (2.54) 1.73 (1.10–2.37) <0.001
  1. *Mixed models