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Table 13 Example of an adapted Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) table for systematic reviews with meta-analysis of prognostic studies

From: Judging the quality of evidence in reviews of prognostic factor research: adapting the GRADE framework

  GRADE factors  
Prognostic factors Number of participants Number of studies Number of cohorts Estimated effect size (95% confidence interval) Phase Study limitations Inconsistency Indirectness Imprecision Publication bias Moderate/large effect size Dose effect Overall quality