Research Article

How Many Scientists Fabricate and Falsify Research? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Survey Data

  • Daniele Fanelli mail

    Affiliation: INNOGEN and ISSTI-Institute for the Study of Science, Technology & Innovation, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

  • Published: May 29, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005738

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Publisher's Note: 15%

Posted by dfanelli on 24 Sep 2009 at 17:36 GMT


The correct percentage is 15%, 81 was the number of respondents who replied affirmatively in the cited survey. Apologies to all students of University of California San Diego for the mistake.

Competing interests declared: Author of the paper