Skip to main content

Table 2 Risk of bias assessment

From: Sex differences in vancomycin-resistant enterococci bloodstream infections—a systematic review and meta-analysis

Domain Potential bias Studies
1. Study participation Yes
Partly
No
Unsure
Ford et al., Bae et al.
Ye et al.
Chen et al., Xie et al., Johnstone et al., Ryan et al., Gouliouris et al., Kramer et al.
None
2. Study attrition Yes
Partly
No
Unsure
None
Chen et al.
Ford et al., Xie et al., Ye et al., Johnstone et al., Ryan et al., Gouliouris et al., Kramer et al., Bae et al.
None
3. Prognostic factor measurement Yes
Partly
No
Unsure
None
None
Chen et al., Ford et al., Xie et al., Ye et al., Johnstone et al., Ryan et al., Gouliouris et al., Kramer et al., Bae et al.
None
4. Outcome measurement Yes
Partly
No
Unsure
None
None
Chen et al., Ford et al., Xie et al., Ye et al., Johnstone et al., Ryan et al., Gouliouris et al., Kramer et al., Bae et al.
None
5. Confounding measurement and account Yes
Partly
No
Unsure
Ford et al., Bae et al.
Ye et al.
Chen et al., Xie et al., Johnstone et al., Ryan et al., Gouliouris et al., Kramer et al.
None
6. Analysis Yes
Partly
No
Unsure
None
None
Chen et al., Ford et al., Xie et al., Ye et al., Johnstone et al., Ryan et al., Gouliouris et al., Kramer et al., Bae et al.
None