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Table 1 Initial results

From: Identifying inaccuracies on emergency medicine residency applications

Peer-reviewed publications claimed 256   
  Number % 95% CI (%)
   Accurate 151 59.0 53.0–65.0
   Inaccurate 101 41.0 35.0–47.0
Incorrect author placement 7 6.0 0.0 – 14.6
Unconfirmed 40 34.5 25.8 – 43.2
Errors of publication type 52 44.8 36.2 – 53.4
"Benign" errors 8 7.6 2.5 – 12.7
Other error in peer-reviewed journal 17 14.7 6.0 – 23.4
Claims of AOA membership 47 9.5 6.9 – 12.1
AOA Status verified 47 100 99.1–100
Advanced degree claimed 51 10.3 7.6 – 13.0
Accurate 22 43.1 29.5–56.7
Inaccurate 7 13.7 4.4 – 23.1
Unable to be confirmed 22 43.1 29.5 – 56.7