Table 1

Errors found in paediatric journal references

Acta Paediatr Arch Dis Child J Pediatr Pediatrics Total
Number of references100100100100400
Total number of errors36222932119
Type of error
 Minor35212728111
 Major11248
  Volume10023
  Year00112
  Initial page01113
Number of errors/reference
 One3014152483
 Two369624
 Three or more325212