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DATA SHARING POLICY
PAFMJ has policy on data sharing. We require that the data generated by research supporting the article be made openly and publicly available upon publication of article. PAFMJ require data from clinical trials to be made available upon reasonable request.
Clinical trials that begin enrolling participants on or after 1 January 2019 must include a data sharing plan in the trial's registration according to the ICMJE's policy regarding trial registration. If the data sharing plan changes after registration this should be reflected in the statement submitted and published with the manuscript, and updated in the registry record.
Data sharing statements indicates the following: whether individual deidentified participant data (including data dictionaries) what data in particular is shared; whether additional, related documents is available (e.g., study protocol, informed consent form,statistical analysis plan, clinical study report etc.); when the data is available and for how long; by what access criteria data is shared (including with whom, for what types of analyses, and by what mechanism).Data are available indefinitely immediately after publication of article.