Relationship between study quality, concordance, take-home message, funding and impact in influenza vaccine studies: systematic review

Relationship between study quality, concordance, take-home message, funding and impact in influenza vaccine studies: systematic review

T Jefferson, C Di Pietrantonj, MG Debalini, A Rivetti, V Demicheli
The British Medical Journal
2003

The association between industry financing and a favorable result was also found in the field of vaccines: Jefferson in 2009, by examining 259 studies on influenza vaccines, they showed that studies funded by government bodies are less likely to give favorable results to vaccines, compared to those funded in whole or in part by industry.

Source: http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/338/feb12_2/b354