Sex can affect participation, engagement, and adherence in trials

Alison Avenell, Clare Robertson, Fiona Stewart, Dwayne Boyers, Flora Douglas, Daryll Archibald, Edwin Van Teijlingen, Pat Hoddinott, Charles Boachie

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Abstract

We enjoyed Wallach and colleagues’ analysis of sex based subgroup differences in randomised controlled trials in the Cochrane Library.1 The authors found little evidence for clinically relevant sex-treatment interactions for outcomes.

Not apparent in their analysis are the social, psychological, and contextual factors that can influence men’s and women’s …

Original languageEnglish
Article numberavenella1712
Pages (from-to)355
Number of pages1
JournalBMJ (Online)
Volume355
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016

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    Avenell, A., Robertson, C., Stewart, F., Boyers, D., Douglas, F., Archibald, D., Van Teijlingen, E., Hoddinott, P., & Boachie, C. (2016). Sex can affect participation, engagement, and adherence in trials. BMJ (Online), 355, 355. [avenella1712]. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i6754