Age of Data at the Time of Publication of Contemporary Clinical Trials | Medical Journals and Publishing | JAMA Network Open | JAMA Network
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Question What is the age of clinical trial data at the time of publication?
Findings This cross-sectional analysis of clinical trials published in 2015 in 6 journals with a high impact factor found that by the time of publication, the median data age was nearly 3 years. The median publication time was more than 1.2 years, with 18.5% of trials taking 2 or more years to be published.
Meaning Collectively, these findings suggest opportunities to adjust various processes related to clinical trials to allow dissemination of the final results in a more timely manner...."
Welsh J, Lu Y, Dhruva SS, et al. Age of Data at the Time of Publication of Contemporary Clinical Trials. JAMA Network Open. 2018;1(4):e181065. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.1065