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Table 3 Mean percentage compliance of studies with STARD according to geographical area of publication

From: The quality of reporting of primary test accuracy studies in obstetrics and gynaecology: application of the STARD criteria

Area of publication Mean percentage compliance obstetrics (%) [number of studies] Mean percentage compliance gynaecology (%) [number of studies]
Africa 66.7% [1] No studies
Asia 49.3% [8] 41.1% [12]
Canada 56.3% [8] No studies
Eastern europe 51.7% [16] 39/3% [5]
Japan 50% [7] 47.5% [4]
Latin America No studies 45% [2]
Oceania 56.3% [8] 33.3% [1]
United States of America 49.7% [44] 38/7% [29]
Western Europe 49.1% [104] 42.4% [52]