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Table 2 Results of Meta-analysis

From: The reporting quality of studies investigating the diagnostic accuracy of anti-CCP antibody in rheumatoid arthritis and its impact on diagnostic estimates

Group Articles, n Studies, n Sensitivity (95% ci),% Specificity (95% ci),%
All data 103 132 70.8 (68.3-73.2) 95.8 (94.9-96.6)
Effect of STARD score     
High quality score 53 73 70.9 (67.5-74.1) 95.7 (94.4-96.7)
Low quality score 50 59 70.7 (67.0-74.1) 96.0 (94.8-97.0)
Effect of STARD item 2     
Yes 101 129 70.8 (68.3-73.2) 95.8 (94.9-96.6)
No ¥ 2 3 NA NA
Effect of STARD item 5     
Yes 77 99 71.8 (69.0-74.5) 95.6 (94.5-96.5)
No 26 33 67.7 (62.6-72.4) 96.3 (94.9-97.4)
Effect of STARD item 7     
Yes 80 103 71.0 (68.2-73.7) 95.9 (94.9-96.7)
No 23 29 70.0 (64.7-74.9) 95.6 (93.2-97.2)
Effect of STARD item 10     
Yes 93 121 70.2 (67.5-72.7)* 95.9 (95.0-96.7)
No 10 11 77.5 (71.7-82.3) 94.5 (91.7-96.4)
Effect of STARD item 13     
Yes 90 116 71.5 (68.9-74.1)** 95.6 (94.6-96.4)*
No 13 16 65.7 (59.7-71.2) 97.2 (96.2-97.9)
Effect of STARD item 16     
Yes 55 66 73.3 (69.8-76.6) 94.6 (93.2-95.8)*
No 48 66 68.3 (64.9-71.5) 96.8 (95.7-97.7)
Effect of STARD item 19     
Yes 77 105 70.5 (67.8-73.1) 95.8 (94.8-96.5)
No 26 27 72.3 (66.1-77.8) 96.4 (93.8-97.9)
  1. ¥ = non-applicable, <4 studies; *P < 0.05, **P = 0.06.