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  1. SciScore for 10.1101/2021.11.29.21267006: (What is this?)

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

    Table 1: Rigor

    EthicsIRB: This study was registered, number ISRCTN11041050, and received approval from the Berkshire Research Ethics Committee on 22 May 2020.
    Sex as a biological variablenot detected.
    Randomizationnot detected.
    Blindingnot detected.
    Power Analysisnot detected.

    Table 2: Resources

    Software and Algorithms
    5 We used STATA software (version 15.1; StataCorp LLC, College Station, TX, USA) for all analyses.
    suggested: (Stata, RRID:SCR_012763)
    suggested: (Stata, RRID:SCR_012763)

    Results from OddPub: Thank you for sharing your code and data.

    Results from LimitationRecognizer: We detected the following sentences addressing limitations in the study:
    The most important limitation of our study is the relatively small number of participants continuing to contribute follow-up time to key vaccination exposures: unvaccinated, ChAdOx1 and BNT162b2 short interval. This particularly affects the precision of estimates and our ability to assess potential waning following two-doses of ChAdOx1, and >15 months after primary infection in unvaccinated participants. We consider that the strengths of our study design and speed of vaccine deployment significantly limit the impact of depletion-of-susceptible bias (which particularly affects studies on vaccine-waning),19 however we recognise some residual confounding may remain.

    Results from TrialIdentifier: We found the following clinical trial numbers in your paper:


    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.

    About SciScore

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