STrengthening the Reporting of OBservational studies in Epidemiology
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The Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement: guidelines for reporting observational studies.
von Elm E,Altman DG,Egger M,Pocock SJ,Gotzsche PC,Vandenbroucke JP
J Clin Epidemiol 2008
The STROBE extensions: protocol for a qualitative assessment of content and a survey of endorsement.
Sharp MK,Utrobicic A,Gomez G,Cobo E,Wager E,Hren D
BMJ Open 2017
Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology-Nutritional Epidemiology (STROBE-nut): An Extension of the STROBE Statement.
Lachat C,Hawwash D,Ocke MC,Berg C,Forsum E,Hornell A,Larsson C,Sonestedt E,Wirfalt E,Akesson A,Kolsteren P,Byrnes G,De Keyzer W,Van Camp J,Cade JE,Slimani N,Cevallos M,Egger M,Huybrechts I
PLoS Med 2016
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