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Table 2 Missing fieldwork dates and absence of information on ethnicity

From: Seven mistakes and potential solutions in epidemiology, including a call for a World Council of Epidemiology and Causality

A. Fieldwork dates missing in recent reviews
CV cohorts[8] 0/72 0%
BP in UK EM groups -- S. Asians [9] 5/12 42%
BP African [10] 8/14 57%
Trends in obesity in W. African [11] 8/28 29%
Trends in diabetes in W. Africa [12] 7/21 33%
B. Ethnic composition of sample missing
   No description or discussion of study in relation to ethnicity or race
CV cohorts [8] 39/72 54%
- USA 6/31 19%
- Europe 33/39 80%
  1. Abbreviations:
  2. CV cardiovascular
  3. BP blood pressure
  4. EM ethnic minority
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