In this study of U.S.-based obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN) clinical trials and publications between 2007 and 2020, American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian, Black, and Latinx groups were underrepresented, but underrepresentation varied by race and ethnicity, subspecialty, and funder. Obstetric and family planning trials had the most diversity of the subspecialties. All subspecialties should strive for more equitably representative research.
Authors: Jecca R. Steinberg, M.D., M.Sc., of the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, is the corresponding author.
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