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Table 2 PEDRO quality scoring of the studies

From: Hip abductor strengthening in patients diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis – a systematic review and meta-analysis

Trial 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Score
Wang et al x x x 7/10
Yuenyongviwat et al x x x 7/10
Singh et al x x x x 6/10
Bennell et al x x 8/10
Jorge et al x x 8/10
Elizabeth A. Sled x x x x x 5/10
Chaudhary Ashok x x x x x x x 3/10
  1. Items for methodological quality criteria (2–11 were considered for total score):
  2. 1: Were the eligibility criteria specified?
  3. 2: Were subjects randomly allocated to groups?
  4. 3: Was allocation concealed?
  5. 4: Were groups similar at baseline for the most important prognostic indicators?
  6. 5: Were all subjects blinded?
  7. 6: Were all therapists who administered therapy blinded?
  8. 7: Were all assessors who measured at least one key outcome blinded?
  9. 8: Were measures of at least one key outcome obtained from > 85% of the subjects initially allocated to groups?
  10. 9: Did all subjects (for whom outcome measures were available) receive the treatment or control condition as allocated, or, where this was not the case, was data for a least one key outcome analyzed by intention to treat?
  11. 10: Were the results of between-group statistical comparisons reported for at least one key outcome?
  12. 11: Did the study provide both point measures and measures of variability for at least one key outcome?