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Table 5 Accuracy of ECRs using COBPeer and usual peer review in detecting inadequate reporting (i.e., items completely reported or a switch in primary outcome) by the reference standard (two systematic reviewers). ECR had to evaluate 9 domains in 119 manuscripts, therefore 1071 items

From: Accuracy in detecting inadequate research reporting by early career peer reviewers using an online CONSORT-based peer-review tool (COBPeer) versus the usual peer-review process: a cross-sectional diagnostic study

Inadequate reporting identifiedReference standard
Yes
N = 421
No
N = 650
ECRs
 Yes352241
 No69409
Usual peer review
 Yes80131
 No341519