1. SciScore for 10.1101/2021.10.09.21264758: (What is this?)

    Please note, not all rigor criteria are appropriate for all manuscripts.

    Table 1: Rigor

    Ethicsnot detected.
    Sex as a biological variablenot detected.
    Randomizationnot detected.
    Blindingnot detected.
    Power Analysisnot detected.

    Table 2: Resources

    Software and Algorithms
    SentencesResources
    , Ovid EMBASE, and Web of Science) using combinations of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and keyword search terms with no temporal restrictions.
    EMBASE
    suggested: (EMBASE, RRID:SCR_001650)
    MeSH
    suggested: (MeSH, RRID:SCR_004750)
    (Google Scholar) to identify COVID-19 studies in military populations that addressed our research question.
    Google Scholar
    suggested: (Google Scholar, RRID:SCR_008878)

    Results from OddPub: Thank you for sharing your data.


    Results from LimitationRecognizer: We detected the following sentences addressing limitations in the study:
    Limitations: Our review has limitations: we could not calculate disease incidences among study populations because military personnel participants were often transferred, granted leave, or completed training prior to study completion, so participants were lost to follow-up. Therefore, even for studies reporting incidence rates (Table S1), these were likely underreported. Additionally, incidence rates may also be skewed because authors only obtained samples for laboratory testing from very small subsets of populations in a military base or restricted participation to symptomatic subjects. Therefore, the sample size from which incidence was determined was frequently not representative of the actual phenomenon of interest, i.e., disease incidence.

    Results from TrialIdentifier: No clinical trial numbers were referenced.


    Results from Barzooka: We did not find any issues relating to the usage of bar graphs.


    Results from JetFighter: We did not find any issues relating to colormaps.


    Results from rtransparent:
    • Thank you for including a conflict of interest statement. Authors are encouraged to include this statement when submitting to a journal.
    • Thank you for including a funding statement. Authors are encouraged to include this statement when submitting to a journal.
    • No protocol registration statement was detected.

    Results from scite Reference Check: We found no unreliable references.


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