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Table 1 Critical appraisal result of the included studies, 2018

From: Low back pain among nurses working in clinical settings of Africa: systematic review and meta-analysis of 19 years of studies

Included articles Criterion No.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 %
Thembelihle D. et al. [40] X NA NA X 80
Asmare Y. et al. [41] X X 83
M M. Belay et al. [42] NA NA X 90
Lamina S. et al. [21] X X NA NA X 70
Lamina S. et al. [21] X X NA NA X 70
F. O. Omokhodion et al. [26] X NA NA X 80
Sikiru L & Hanifa S [43] X NA NA 90
Muhammed A. et al. [28] X NA NA X 80
Mukaruzima Lela [44] NA NA X 90
Thembelihle D [45]. X NA NA X 80
Chandeu Mwilila [46] NA NA 100
Wided B. et al. [31] X NA X 81.8
Ian G Munabi. et al. [47] X NA NA X 80
Mengestie M. et al. [42] X NA NA X 80
Betty C [26]. X NA NA X 80
Amany M. et al. [48] X X NA 81.8
Ziadi B. et al. [49] X NA NA X 80
Bolanle MS. et al. [50] NA X 91
Chiwaridzo et al. [51] X NA NA X 80
  1. criterion fulfilled, X criterion not fulfilled NA not applicable