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Table 2 Study quality assessment

From: Risk factors for non-specific neck pain in young adults. A systematic review

Study Study participation Study attrition Risk factor measurement Outcome measurement Confounding Measurement Statistical analysis and reporting
Dieck et al. [37] High High High Moderate High High
Grimby-Ekman et al. [36] Moderate High Moderate Low Moderate Low
Gustafsson et al. [35] High High Moderate Moderate High Low
Kanchanomai et al. [34] High High Low Low High Moderate
Siivola et al. [39] Low High Moderate Low Moderate Low
Timpka et al. [38] Low High High High Moderate Low
  1. Study Participation: Representativeness of the study sample; Study Attrition: Data from participants not lost to follow-up accurately represent the persons enrolled in the study;Risk factor measurement: The risk factor is measured in a similar, valid and reliable way for all participants; Outcome measurement: The outcome is measures in a similar, valid and reliable way for all participants; Confounding measurement: Important potential confounding factors are addressed; Analysis: The analysis is appropriate, and all primary outcomes are reported