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Table 2 OQAQ Scores for the methodological quality of included reviews

From: Telemonitoring can assist in managing cardiovascular disease in primary care: a systematic review of systematic reviews

Quality criteria Clark et al. [10] Neubeck et al. [18] Inglis et al. [8] Martínez et al. [26] Agarwal et al. [17] Klersy et al. [23] Chaudhry et al. [21] Giamouzis et al. [22] Seto [27] Verberk et al. [20] Louis et al. [24] Maric et al. [25] Omboni et al. [19]
Search methods used to find evidence stated 3 1 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 2 3
Search for evidence reasonably comprehensive 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Criteria used for deciding which studies to include reported 3 3 3 2 3 2 2 3 3 3 2 3 3
Bias in the selection of studies avoided 3 3 3 2 3 3 2 3 3 3 2 3 3
Criteria used for assessing validity of included studies reported 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Validity of included studies assessed appropriately 3 3 2 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Methods used to combine the findings of studies reported 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 3
Findings of studies combined appropriately 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 2
Conclusions made by authors supported by analysis 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 2 3 2 3
Overall Quality Score 7 7 6 6 5 5 4 3 3 3 3 2 2