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Table 2 Number and funding source of papers and individual trials following level 2 exclusion criteria application

From: Sample size and number of outcome measures of veterinary randomised controlled trials of pharmaceutical interventions funded by different sources, a cross-sectional study

  Number of cat papers (trials) Number of dog papers (trials) Number of horse papers (trials) Number of cattle papers (trials) Number of sheep papers (trials) Total number of papers (trials, % of total trials)
Papers including pharmaceutical agent RCTs 17 49 28 61 17 172
Papers excluded from analysis 9 21 17 29 10 86
Papers analysed 8 (9 trials) 28 (44 trials) 11 (11 trials) 32 (36 trials) 7 (26 trials) 86 (126 trials)
Funding sources of analysed papers
 Pharmaceutical company funded/pharmaceutical company involvement 4 (5 trials) 17 (33 trials) 4 (4 trials) 20 (23 trials) 2 (21 trials) 47 (86 trials; 68%)
 Non pharmaceutical funding stated 3 (3 trials) 4 (4 trials) 2 (2 trials) 6 (7 trials) 3 (3 trials) 18 (19 trials; 15%)
 No funding stated 1 (1 trial) 7 (7 trials) 5 (5 trials) 6 (6 trials) 2 (2 trials) 21 (21 trials; 17%)
  1. Included studies are the pharmaceutical agent RCTs. Table reproduced from REF companion manuscript