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Table 1 Performance of bibliographic databases identifying relevant systematic reviews of interventions for treating hypertension

From: A comparison of the performance of seven key bibliographic databases in identifying all relevant systematic reviews of interventions for hypertension

Database Reviews relevant Reviews missed Total citations Sensitivity (s) % Precision (Pr) % Unique records
EMBASE 276 124 3836 69.0 7.2 43
Cochrane 240 160 802 60.0 29.9 7
DARE 228 172 1098 57.0 20.8 0
MEDLINE 228 172 2374 57.0 9.6 0
PubMed Health 212 188 899 53.0 23.6 0
Epistemonikos 195 205 1017 48.8 19.2 2
TRIP 131 269 1355 32.8 9.7 0
  1. Reference set of included systematic review (n = 400)