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Table 1 Quality assessment indicators of community-based studies in diabetes that had education as their intervention for the prevention of diabetes

From: Community-based educational interventions for prevention of type II diabetes: a global systematic review and meta-analysis

Reference Outcome Attrition Analysis technique External validity Overall study quality rating
Program description Qualification of intervention delivery agents Costs and resources Acceptability of the program
Balagopal et al. [21] Yes Yes Unclear Yes No No Yes Medium
Ibrahim et al. [22] Yes Yes Unclear Yes Yes Unclear Unclear Medium
Rowan et al. [23] Yes No Unclear Yes Yes No No Low
Penn et al. [24] No Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Medium
Katula et al. [25] Yes Yes Unclear Yes No No Yes Medium
Ackermann et al. [26] No No Unclear Yes No Unclear No Low
Ockene, et al. [27] Yes Yes Unclear Yes Yes Unclear Yes High
Daniel et al. [28] Yes No No Yes No No Unclear Low
Raman et al. [29] Yes No Unclear Yes Yes Unclear No Low
Balagopal et al. [30] Yes Unclear Yes Yes No Unclear Yes Medium
Ramachandran et al. [31] Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes High
Harati et al. [32] Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes High
D.P.P.R Group [33] Yes Yes Yes No Unclear Yes Yes High
Davies et al. [34] Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes High
Yin et al. [35] Yes Yes Yes Yes No Unclear Yes High
Pedley et al. [36] Yes Yes Unclear No No Unclear Yes Medium
Sranacharoenpong et al. [37] Yes No Unclear Yes No No Yes Medium
Soltero et al. [38] Yes Unclear Unclear Yes No Yes Yes Medium
Soltero et al. [39] No Unclear Unclear Yes Yes Unclear Yes Low
  1. DPPC Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinating Centre
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