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Table 3 Loss of sensitivity when permitting single reviewer exclusion, based on number of unique criteria

From: Successful incorporation of single reviewer assessments during systematic review screening: development and validation of sensitivity and work-saved of an algorithm that considers exclusion criteria and count

Exclusion a Count of SRs Count of Papers b Loss of Sensitivity
Mean [95%CI]
≥ 1 10 8021 8.4% [5.9–12.0%]
≥ 2 8 3674 1.2% [0.5–3.1%]
≥ 3 8 1449 0.5% [0.1–2.0%]
≥ 4 6 296 0.0% [0.0–1.2%]
  1. aAnalysis is based on the systematic reviews in the derivation set only
  2. bNumber of papers where the criterion was selected