|This project's final research report is expected to be available by December 2018.|
Peer review of PCORI-funded research helps make sure the report presents complete, balanced, and useful information about the research. It also confirms that the research has followed PCORI’s Methodology Standards. During peer review, experts who were not members of the research team read a draft report of the research. These experts may include a scientist focused on the research topic, a specialist in research methods, a patient or caregiver, and a healthcare professional. Reviewers do not have conflicts of interest with the study.
The peer reviewers point out where the draft report may need revision. For example, they may suggest ways to improve how the research team analyzed its results or reported its conclusions. Learn more about PCORI’s peer-review process here.
In response to peer review, Singh made changes including
- Adding more description of the laptop-based intervention tool
- Providing support for the statement that the tool was culturally sensitive
- Revising statements so that the results that were not statistically significant were interpreted accurately
- Providing more detail on why men were excluded, whether incident cases were included, and on the network meta-analysis, in order to better adhere to the PCORI Methodology Standards
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