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Table 2 Journal responses

From: A randomised investigation of journal responses to academic and journalist enquiry about possible scientific misconduct

  Journal contacted by Academics (n = 6) Journal contacted by Journalist (n = 6)
Publications (n) 11 12
Response from journal 6 4
Response indicates: (Yes/no/not stated)
 Journal is investigating 6/0/2 2/0/2
 Author contacted 3/1/2 0/0/4
 Institution contacted 0/1/5 0/0/4
 Journal will be in contact in future 1/2/3 2/0/2
Consensus assessment
 Tone (positive/neutral/negative) 4/2/0 1/2/1
 Information obtained (useful/ limited use/no use) 0/5/1 0/0/6a
  1. aIncludes 2 journals who did not respond to 3 emails