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Table 1 Characteristics of included meta-analyses.

From: Industry-supported meta-analyses compared with meta-analyses with non-profit or no support: Differences in methodological quality and conclusions

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  Ref # Medline and CLIB Unpublished studies Allocation concealment Blinding Excluded patients Excluded studies Recommends the experimental drug without reservations Quality score
Industry support 1      4
  2       2
  3        2
  4      3
  5      4
  6        2
  7        1
  8       2
  9       3
  10        6
Non-profit or no support 11        2
  12      3
  13     3
  14     6
  15       3
  16      4
  17     7
  18       5
  19     6
  20      3
  21    7
  22   7
  23   7
  24    6
  25    7
  26   7
  27   6
  28      6
Support not declared 29       5
  30         3
  31         2
  32    5
  33       3
  34       3
  35        2
  36         1
  37        3
  38     3
  39       2
  1. CLIB: The Cochrane Library
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