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Table 5 Summary of information relating to inclusion of reviews in guidelines (stratified by CRG)

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 Total number of citations Number of reviews cited in guidelines/guidance Total number of guidelines Level of guideline
International National Local
Airways 54 45 16 3 13 0
BJM 18 12 9 0 8 1
Cystic Fibrosis 16 15 13 3 9 1
DAN 84 52 26 10 16 0
Dementia and Cognitive Improvement 14 14 5 1 4 0
ENT 33 21 17 3 14 0
Epilepsy 8 7 3 1 2 0
Eyes and Vision 8 6 6 0 3 3
Gynaecological Cancer 7 7 3 0 3 0
Heart 37 19 26 5 21 0
Incontinence 29 22 9 1 8 0
Injuries 42 29 18 8 10 0
Neuromuscular 8 6 7 5 2 0
Oral Health 47 17 25 1 20 4
PaPaS 48 33 20 4 15 1
Pregnancy and Childbirth 129 85 33 15 18 0
Schizophrenia 57 43 8 8 6 0
Skin 20 14 14 3 11 0
Tobacco Addiction 22 18 7 0 7 0
Wounds 41 25 11 1 10 0