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Table 2 Number of reviews informing primary research

From: The impact of Cochrane Systematic Reviews: a mixed method evaluation of outputs from Cochrane Review Groups supported by the UK National Institute for Health Research

CRG Number of reviews Type and number follow-on research Review is citeda Type of funder
Airways 1 RCT Yes Not known
Bones, Joint and Muscle 2 2 RCTs Yes Government (1 UK, 1 Australia)
Cystic Fibrosis 5 5 RCTs Yes 3 government (UK), 2 not known
Depression, Anxiety and Neurosis 2 1 RCT, 1 not known 1 Yes, 1 not known 1 government (UK), 1 not known
Eyes and Vision 1 1 Not known Yes 1 charity
Incontinence 3 3 RCTs 2 Yes, 1 not known 3 government (UK)
Injuries 7 9 RCTs 7 Yes, 2 not known 7 government (3 Australia, 3 UK, 1 Denmark), 1 industry, 1 charity
Neuromuscular 4 3 RCTs, 1 not known 2 Yes, 2 not known 2 government (1 USA, 1 France), 1 charity, 1 not known
Oral 1 RCT Yes 1 government (UK)
Pregnancy 1 Qualitative Yes Not known
Schizophrenia 1 1 RCT, 2 not known Not known Not known
Skin 5 5 RCTs, 1 not known 4 Yes, 2 not known 3 government (UK), 2 charity (2 UK, 1 USA)
Tobacco Addiction 2 3 RCTs Yes (all) 2 government (UK), 1 not known
  1. aThis relates to whether we found a study protocol or publication that cited the original Cochrane review.