Improving the Reporting Quality of Nonrandomized Evaluations of Behavioral and Public Health Interventions: The TREND Statement

We present the initial version of the Transparent Reporting of Evaluations with Nonrandomized Designs statement

Don C. Des Jarlais; Cynthia Lyles; Nicole Crepaz; the TREND Group

2008

Scholarcy highlights

  • The Transparent Reporting of Evaluations with Nonrandomized Designs checklist is meant to be consistent with the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials checklist for the reporting of randomized controlled trial
  • Generalizability of the trial findings, taking into account the study population, the characteristics of the intervention, length of follow-up, incentives, compliance rates, specific sites/settings involved in the study, and other contextual issues
  • Boldface topic and descriptors are not included in the CONSORT statement but are relevant for behavioral interventions using nonrandomized experimental designs
  • A structured format of the discussion is presented in Annals of Internal Medicine
  • The TREND statement presented here is proposed as a first step toward developing standardized and transparent reporting for nonrandomized intervention research evaluations in public health–related fields
  • The Transparent Reporting of Evaluations with Nonrandomized Designs statement presented here is proposed as a first step toward developing standardized and transparent reporting for nonrandomized intervention research evaluations in public health–related fields

Need more features? Save interactive summary cards to your Scholarcy Library.