What is STROBE?

STROBE stands for an international, collaborative initiative of epidemiologists, methodologists, statisticians, researchers and journal editors involved in the conduct and dissemination of observational studies, with the common aim of STrengthening the Reporting of OBservational studies in Epidemiology.

The STROBE Statement is being endorsed by a growing number of biomedical journals. Click here for full list.

For STROBE-related entries in PubMed click here.

What's new in the STROBE Initiative?

PLOS Collection: Reporting Guidelines Collection

PLOS journals launches an open access collection of reporting guidelines, commentaries, and related research on guidelines from across PLOS journals. This Collection coincides with the Seventh International Congress on Peer...[more]

Declaration of transparency for each research article

An editorial published in BMJ last 7 August, suggests that authors sign a publication transparency decalration as part of every journal submission. The BMJ and BMJOpen are implementing this policy immediately[more]

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