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Table 6 Perceived scientific misconduct in the workplace by physicians conducting research. n = 248

From: Knowledge and attitudes of physicians toward research ethics and scientific misconduct in Lebanon

  Never/ Seldom Percentage (%) Occasionally/Frequently Percentage (%)
Plagiarism 41.5 58.5
Falsifying Data 53.6 46.7
Fabricating Data 58.1 41.9
Intentional protocol violation related to subject enrolment 62.5 37.5
Selective dropping of data from ‘Outlier’ cases 56.9 43.1
Falsification of Biosketch, resume, reference list 60.9 39.1
Disagreement about authorship 48 52
Pressure from study sponsor 56.6 43.4