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Table 1 Risk of Bias Newcastle-Ottawa Scale (NOS) of uncontrolled studies (n=12)

From: Effects of de-implementation strategies aimed at reducing low-value nursing procedures: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author Score selection Score comparability Score outcome Conclusion
Alexaitis et al. 2014 [27] - - Poor
Amato et al. 2006 [28] - - Poor
Andersen et al. 2017 [29] - Poor
Davis et al. 2008 [30] - Poor
Eskandaria et al. 2018 [31] - Poor
Hevener et al. 2016 [32] - - - Poor
Link et al. 2016 [33] - - Poor
McCue et al. 2004 [34] - Poor
Mitchell et al. 2018 [9] - - Poor
Sinitsky et al. 2017 [35] - Poor
Thakker et al. 2018 [36] - Poor
Weddle et al. 2016 [37] - Poor
  1. Poor quality; 0 or 1 star in selection domain OR 0 stars in comparability domain OR 0 or 1 stars in outcome/exposure domain. Fair quality: 2 stars in selection domain AND 1 or 2 stars in comparability domain AND 2 or 3 stars in outcome/exposure domain. Good quality: 3 or 4 stars in selection domain AND 1 or 2 stars in comparability domain AND 2 or 3 stars in outcome/exposure domain [23]