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Table 3 Summary of SWIFT performance ranking metrics

From: SWIFT-Review: a text-mining workbench for systematic review

  Cohen (2006) [6] Matwin (2010) [28] Cohen (2008/11) [29, 30] SWIFT-Review (25 trials)
WSS@95 [proportion of studies screened to achieve 95 % recall]
PFOA/PFOS and immunotoxicity N/A N/A N/A 0.805 [0.145]
Bisphenol A (BPA) and obesity N/A N/A N/A 0.752 [0.198]
Transgenerational inheritance of health effects N/A N/A N/A 0.714 [0.236]
Fluoride and neurotoxicity in animal models N/A N/A N/A 0.870 [0.080]
Neuropathic pain N/A N/A N/A 0.691 [0.259]
SWIFT-Review mean 0.766 [0.184]
Skeletal muscle relaxants 0.000 [0.950] 0.265 [0.685] 0.374 [0.576] 0.556 [0.394]
Opioids 0.133 [0.817] 0.554 [0.396] 0.364 [0.586] 0.826 [0.124]
Antihistamines 0.000 [0.950] 0.149 [0.801] 0.236 [0.714] 0.137 [0.813]
ADHD 0.680 [0.270] 0.622 [0.328] 0.526 [0.424] 0.793 [0.157]
Triptans 0.034 [0.916] 0.274 [0.676] 0.346 [0.604] 0.412 [0.538]
Urinary incontinence 0.261 [0.689] 0.296 [0.654] 0.432 [0.518] 0.530 [0.420]
Ace inhibitors 0.566 [0.384] 0.523 [0.427] 0.733 [0.217] 0.801 [0.149]
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory 0.497 [0.453] 0.528 [0.422] 0.672 [0.278] 0.730 [0.220]
Beta blockers 0.284 [0.666] 0.367 [0.583] 0.465 [0.485] 0.428 [0.522]
Proton pump inhibitors 0.277 [0.773] 0.229 [0.721] 0.328 [0.622] 0.378 [0.572]
Estrogens 0.183 [0.767] 0.375 [0.575] 0.414 [0.536] 0.471 [0.479]
Statins 0.247 [0.803] 0.315 [0.635] 0.491 [0.459] 0.436 [0.514]
Calcium-channel blockers 0.122 [0.828] 0.234 [0.716] 0.430 [0.520] 0.448 [0.502]
Oral hypoglycemics 0.090 [0.860] 0.085 [0.865] 0.136 [0.814] 0.117 [0.833]
Atypical antipsychotics 0.141 [0.809] 0.206 [0.744] 0.170 [0.780] 0.251 [0.699]
Mean (Cohen benchmark) 0.234 [0.716] 0.335 [0.615] 0.408 [0.542] 0.488 [0.462]
SWIFT-Review grand mean 0.540 [0.410]
  1. Metrics shown are the WSS@95 and (in brackets) the proportion of studies screened to achieve 95 % recall. When applicable, bold text indicates the method with the highest performance (highest WSS) for each dataset