- Nov 2016
It's good practice to report p values exactly. So a p value of 0.46 would be reported as p = .46, not p < .05. An exception is for p values less than 0.001, which can always be reported as p < .001.
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Have you included a short legend for this table?
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: t(27) = 1.98, p<0.05)
Have you justified using a 1 tailed t-test? This p-value is not consistent with a 2-tailed t-test.
Have you used the TRIPOD reporting guideline? If so, you should say so in your methods.
Irino, T; Tada, R (2009): Chemical and mineral compositions of sediments from ODP Site 127‐797. Geological Institute, University of Tokyo. http://dx.doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.726855
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Have you used the SRQR reporting guideline? If so, you should say so in your methods.
Your references aren't numbered
Have you included your trial registration ID? Generally this is compulsory for clinical trials, and it should go at the end of your abstract. You should also include the registry name and date of registration. If your trial was registered retrospectively you should state that too.
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