Concern about erroneous conclusions of many published research findings has led to the conclusion that most published research findings are wrong.1,2 What can be done about that? In what follows, I will focus on one common source of false findings: adjusting for covariates.
Kraemer HC. A Source of False Findings in Published Research StudiesAdjusting for Covariates. JAMA Psychiatry. 2015;72(10):961-962. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.1178