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Table 3 Elements of the funding information required by the policies (N = 155)

From: Public health journals’ requirements for authors to disclose funding and conflicts of interest: a cross-sectional study

  n (%)
Phase(s) of the research study for which reporting of funding is required
Not specified 136 (88)
Conduct 18 (12)
Reporting 13 (8)
Planning 3 (2)
Other 0 (0)
Specification of types of funding sources
Not specified 134 (87)
Government 15 (10)
Private-for-profit 10 (7)
Private not-for-profit 10 (7)
Internal funding 1 (1)
Inter-government 0 (0)
Other 1 (1)
Required the disclosure of whether a not-for-profit funding source is supported by a for-profit entity 18 (12)
Types of funding to be reported
Monetary support 82 (53)
Provision of supplies 15 (10)
Assistance in manuscript writing 4 (3)
Other 4 (3)
Not specified 66 (43)
Amount of monetary support to be reported (N = 82)
Not required 82 (100)
Yes, irrespective of amount 0 (0)
Yes, for amount above a specific value 0 (0)
Additional information (if policy requirement of reporting on provision of supplies) (N = 15)
Not specified 9 (60)
Types of supplies 6 (40)
Monetary value of supplies 0 (0)
Other 0 (0)