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Table 5 Comparing eligible citations retained and missed by derived algorithms

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

Variable True positives False negatives p value
N 55 28  
Year, median (IQR) 2012 (2005–2015) 2014 (2009–2016) 0.57
Population size, median (IQR) 178 (23–640) 303 (72–901) 0.14
Citations, median (IQR) 13 (5–26) 11 (6.5–25) 0.96
Journal impact, median (IQR) 2.79 (2.12–3.98) 3.03 (1.88–3.83) 0.93
Structured abstract, N (%) 32 (58.2%) 10 (35.7%) 0.07
Available on PubMed, N (%) 51 (92.7%) 27 (96.4%) 0.66