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Table 1 Characteristics of the included systematic reviews

From: Sex/gender reporting and analysis in Campbell and Cochrane systematic reviews: a cross-sectional methods study

  Campbell N (%) Cochrane N (%)
Review groups Crime and justice 41 (29.9) Acute Respiratory Infections Group 13 (1.9)
Education 28 (20.4) Airways Group 27 (4.0)
International development 25 (18.2) Anesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care Group 18 (2.7)
Social welfare 59 (43.1) Back and Neck Group 3 (0.5)
Nutrition 1 (0.7) Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group 6 (0.9)
   Breast Cancer Group 10 (1.5)
   Childhood Cancer Group 8 (1.2)
   Colorectal Cancer Group 5 (0.7)
   Common Mental Disorders Group 10 (1.5)
   Consumers and Communication Group 3 (0.5)
   Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group 34 (5.0)
   Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group 10 (1.5)
   Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group 11 (1.6)
   Drugs and Alcohol Group 4 (0.6)
   Effective Practice and Organization of Care Group 9 (1.3)
   ENT Group 5 (0.7)
   Epilepsy Group 19 (2.8)
   Eyes and Vision Group 26 (3.8)
   Fertility Regulation Group 7 (1.0)
   Gynecological, Neuro-oncology, and Orphan Cancer Group 12 (1.7)
   Gynecology and Fertility group 33 (4.8)
   Hematological Malignancies Group 7 (1.0)
   Heart Group 27 (3.9)
   Hepato-Biliary Group 18 (2.6)
   Hypertension Group 8 (1.2)
   IBD Group 8 (1.2)
   Incontinence Group 3 (0.5)
   Infectious Diseases Group 9 (1.3)
   Injuries Group 5 (0.7)
   Kidney and Transplant Group 12 (1.7)
   Lung Cancer Group 4 (0.6)
   Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Group 6 (0.9)
   Methodology Review Group 1 (0.1)
   Movement Disorders Group 3 (0.5)
   Multiple Sclerosis and Rare Diseases of the CNS Group 2 (0.3)
   Musculoskeletal Group 6 (0.9)
   Neonatal Group 23 (3.4)
   Neuromuscular Group 9 (1.3)
   Oral Health Group 20 (2.9)
   Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group 59 (8.6)
   Pregnancy and Childbirth Group 51 (7.4)
   Public Health Group 4 (0.6)
   Schizophrenia Group 20 (2.9)
   Skin Group 7 (1.0)
   STI Group 4 (0.6)
   Stroke Group 18 (2.6)
   Tobacco Addiction Group 8 (1.2)
   Upper GI and Pancreatic Diseases Group 8 (1.2)
   Urology Group 4 (0.6)
   Vascular Group 23 (3.6)
   Work Group 5 (0.7)
   Wounds Group 14 (2.0)
Publication year 2004 1 (0.7)   
2005 5 (3.6)   
2006 11 (8.0)   
2007 5 (3.6)   
2008 18 (13.1)   
2009 4 (2.9)   
2010 3 (2.2)   
2011 9 (6.6)   
2012 19 (13.9)   
2013 13 (9.5)   
2014 11 (8.0)   
2015 20 (14.6)   
2016 10 (7.3) 2016 279 (41.4)
2017 8 (5.8) 2017 395 (58.6)
Single-sex review Females abused by partners 1 (0.7) Female breast cancer 10 (1.5)
Males who abuse partners 1 (0.7) Gynecology and fertility 45(6.7)
Male sexual offenders 1 (0.7) Hemophilia 1(0.1)
Women’s empowerment 1 (0.7) Pregnancy, child birth, and breastfeeding 57 (8.5)
   Sterilization 1 (0.2)