Relevant sections of the Reviewers’ Handbook
Where does this go in a Cochrane review?
- Details of how continuous data are analyzed should be given in the Methods section. When presenting results of analyses involving continuous data, it should always be clear what method has been used, what the units of measurement are and, for scale based outcomes, a description of what the measurement scale means, noting whether the scale goes up or down with improving outcome. If assumptions are made when performing analyses, these should be assessed and if potentially important, addressed in the Discussion