Skip to main content

Table 4 Assessment of the risk of bias of included studies

From: Prevalence and incidence of cancer related lymphedema in low and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Included study Appropriate sampling frame Using a proper Sampling technique Adequate sample size Adequate description of study subject and setting Sufficient data analysis Use of valid methods for the conditions Valid measurement for all participants Using appropriate statistical analysis Adequate response rate Overall quality (Rate over 9)
(Yılmaz and Coşkun 2019) [23] 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4/9
(Kibar, Dalyan Aras et al. 2017) [25] 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 6/9
(Erdogan Iyigun, Selamoglu et al. 2015) [26] 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 5/9
(KİBar, Aras et al. 2015) [27] 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 5/9
(Ay, Kutun et al. 2014) [28] 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 7/9
(Ozcinar, Guler et al. 2012) [29] 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 6/9
(Ozaslan and Kuru 2004) [30] 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 7/9
(Rebegea, Firescu et al. 2015) [21] 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 7/9
(Borman, Yaman et al. 2018) [31] 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4/9
(Vieira, Silva et al. 2018) [32] 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3/9
(Borman, Yaman et al. 2017) [51] 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 5/9
(Godoy, Dias et al. 2014) [33] 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4/9
(Paiva, Rodrigues et al. 2013) [34] 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 7/9
(do Nascimento, de Oliveira et al. 2012) [24] 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4/9
(de Godoy, Barufi et al. 2012) [35] 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2/9
(Campanholi, Duprat et al. 2011) [20] 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3/9
(Bergmann, Bourrus et al. 2011) [36] 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 7/9
(Velloso, Barra et al. 2011) [37] 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4/9
(Alem and Gurgel 2008) [38] 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 4/9
(Paim, Lima et al. 2008) [5] 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 6/9
(Batiston and Santiago 2005) [39] 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3/9
(Elumelu-Kupoluyi, Adenipekun et al. 2013) [40] 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3/9
(Khanna, Gupta et al. 2019) [41] 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 6/9
(Rastogi, Jain et al. 2018) [42] 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 6/9
(Gopal, Acharya et al. 2017) [43] 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4/9
(Nandi, Mahata et al. 2014) [52] 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3/9
(Raja, Damke et al. 2014) [44] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1/9
(Deo, Ray et al. 2004) [45] 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 6/9
(Halder, Morewya et al. 2001) [46] 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 4/9
(Haddad, Farzin et al. 2010) [54] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9/9
(Honarvar, Sayar et al. 2016) [47] 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 8/9
(Morcos, Al Ahmad et al. 2013) [48] 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 6/9
(de Melo Ferreira, de Figueiredo et al. 2012) [49] 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 5/9
(Eke, Alabi-Isama et al. 2010) [53] 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2/9
(Marin, Pleşca et al. 2014) [50] 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3/9
(Dem, Kasse et al. 2001) [22] 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3/9