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Table 1 Characteristics of presented abstracts.

From: Frequency and factors influencing publication of abstracts presented at three major nephrology meetings

  NKF ASN ERA-EDTA Total
Country Origin     
   American center 92 41 4 137
   Non-American center 8 59 96 163
Collaborative Study     
   Yes 4 10 12 26
   No 96 90 88 274
Research Type     
   Basic Science 3 31 8 42
   Clinical 97 69 92 258
Methodology     
   Randomized Control Trial 5 7 6 18
   Cohort Study 46 42 44 132
   Case Control Study 0 0 6 6
   Case Series/Case Study 27 1 4 32
   Cross Sectional 5 11 17 33
   Other 17 39 23 79
Industry Sponsorship     
   Yes 17 24 5 46
   No 83 76 95 254
Positive Primary Outcome     
   Yes 33 83 95 211
   No 19 8 2 29
   Not Specified/Not Applicable 48 9 3 60
Multi-centered Study     
   Yes 29 50 39 118
   No 71 50 61 182
Publication     
   Yes 29 54 44 127
   No 71 46 56 173