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Access to Data Statement 

Access to Data Statement
Ethical and Legal Considerations

Annette Flanagin

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date: 27 January 2020

UPDATE: The requirement for independent statistical analysis in industry-sponsored or industry-analyzed studies published in JAMA has been discontinued. This change was made July 10, 2013. The ICMJE recommends that editors request authors of studies funded by companies or agencies with proprietary or financial interests in the study outcomes to sign a statement indicating that they had access to all of the data and can vouch for the integrity of the data analyses. For example, for all reports containing original data, JAMA and some of the Archives Journals require at least 1 author (eg, the principal investigator) who is independent of

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