reporting bias

reporting bias

selective revealing or suppression of information about past medical history, for example, details of exposure to sexually transmitted diseases.

re·port·ing bi·as

(rē-pōrt'ing bī'ăs)
Selective revealing or suppression of information about past medical history (e.g., details of exposure to sexually transmitted diseases).
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Due to existence of subclinical spectrum of Dengue Infection most of the cases do not present to Health care facilities hence, reporting bias results.
As they analyzed the correlation of 663 neuronal phenotypes with genotypic data from 243 patients and 214 controls, and examined research practices and reporting bias in neurological disease models, they found that there is no established standard for the reporting of methods nor a defined minimal number of cell lines.
Yes, 235 ways scientists can fool themselves, with sober names such as confounding, selection bias, recall bias, reporting bias, ascertainment bias, sex bias, cognitive bias, measurement bias, verification bias, publication bias, observer bias, and on and on.
That sort of reporting bias has been a huge problem with studies of major pharmaceuticals, and the reason is obvious: So much money is at stake with drug studies that researchers may have big incentives to squelch negative results.
Although perhaps due to reporting bias, there is an increased incidence in Japanese patients.
First, we assemble and use a novel panel data series of arson offenses and accidental fires arguably subject to less reporting bias compared to data from the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) System used in prior studies.
This sort of retrospective data-gathering can lead to reporting bias (or "recall bias") that confuse data and analysis.
Assuming the generation and concealment of the allocation sequence and other protections, random allocation of study subjects minimizes the risk of selection bias, and blinding reduces the risk of reporting bias (single blinded) and measurement bias (double or triple blinded).
This focused on the areas of selection, performance, detection, attrition and reporting bias, with other sources of potential bias considered in the context of the individual studies included.
1141 For this reason, we only included the higher-grade Clavien-Dindo complications in the meta-analysis, as they were less likely to suffer from reporting bias.
To avoid potential reporting bias and misclassification, we counted only cases that met the 2007 American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America statements (6) and excluded cases diagnosed at other hospitals.
BBC: Ever wondered why people perceive a reporting bias when it comes to Palestine?