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Table 2 Comparison of overall PRISMA scores in the four assessed journals [n (%)]

From: Quality of reporting of systematic reviews published in “evidence-based” Chinese journals

  CJEBM (n = 379) JEBM (n = 70) CJEBP (n = 30) EBCVM (n = 8) Total (n = 487)
≤15 25 (7) 22 (31) 0 0 47 (10)
~21 226 (60) 43 (61) 10 (33) 5 (63) 284 (58)
~27 128 (34) 5 (7) 20 (67) 3 (38) 156 (32)
Range 8.5–26 8.5–23 18.5–24.5 18–21.5 8.5–26
Mean ± SD 19.97 ± 3.15 16.60 ± 3.22 21.77 ± 1.52 20.19 ± 1.41 19.60 ± 3.33