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Table 1 Characteristics of the 9 included reviews

From: Can electronic search engines optimize screening of search results in systematic reviews: an empirical study

Characteristic N
Year of publication or substantive update  
2002 1
2001 1
2000 3
1999 1
1998 2
1997 1
Focus of the review  
Treatment 7
Prevention 1
Diagnosis 1
Study designs included  
RCT only 5
RCT and quasi-RCT 3
RCT and other controlled trials 1
Meta-analysis performed 7
Country of first author  
UK 4
Canada 2
Finland 1
Hong Kong 1
USA 1
Cochrane Review Group  
Musculoskeletal Injuries 2
Back 1
Eyes and Vision 1
Hypertension 1
Prostatic Diseases and Urologic Cancers 1
Skin 1
Stroke 1
Upper GI and Pancreatic Diseases 1