Accepted: 4 January 2021
First Online: 29 March 2021
: All authors have completed the ICMJE uniform disclosure form at ExternalRef removed and declare: EL is head of research for the <i>BMJ</i>; MJP is an editorial board member for <i>PLOS Medicine</i>; ACT is an associate editor and MJP, TL, EMW, and DM are editorial board members for the <i>Journal of Clinical Epidemiology</i>; DM and LAS were editors in chief, LS, JMT, and ACT are associate editors, and JG is an editorial board member for <i>Systematic Reviews</i>. None of these authors were involved in the peer review process or decision to publish. TCH has received personal fees from Elsevier outside the submitted work. EMW has received personal fees from the <i>American Journal for Public Health</i>, for which he is the editor for systematic reviews. VW is editor in chief of the Campbell Collaboration, which produces systematic reviews, and co-convenor of the Campbell and Cochrane equity methods group. DM is chair of the EQUATOR Network, IB is adjunct director of the French EQUATOR Centre and TCH is co-director of the Australasian EQUATOR Centre, which advocates for the use of reporting guidelines to improve the quality of reporting in research articles. JMT received salary from Evidence Partners, creator of DistillerSR software for systematic reviews; Evidence Partners was not involved in the design or outcomes of the statement, and the views expressed solely represent those of the author.