Authors’ replyBMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a1595 (Published 10 September 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1595
- Mark A Schuster, chief of general paediatrics and vice chair for health policy research1
- 1Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
The intended sample size of 1300 listed that Latif and Thornton1 mention from the ClinicalTrials.gov registry refers to the combined total of parents and adolescents; we studied 569 parents and 710 adolescents (total 1279).
The parent-child communication items (discussions, condom instruction, communication ability, communication openness) were preselected.
The CONSORT flow diagram shows …