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Table 4 Quality appraisal: Philips checklist (intervention and surveillance models)

From: Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for chronic hepatitis C: a systematic review of model-based analyses

  Intervention Surveillance
Philips criteriaa Cure, 2015a [28] Cure, 2015b [28] Linas, 2015 [37] Liu, 2014 [39] Najfzadeh, 2015 Pfeil, 2015 [44] Saab, 2014 [46] San Miguel, 2015 [47] Canavan, 2013 [56] Crossan, 2015b Liu, 2011 [57]
S1 Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes
S2 Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
S3 Yes Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
S4 No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
S5 Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes
S6 Unclear Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes
S7 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
S8 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
S9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
D1 No Unclear Unclear Yes Unclear Unclear Unclear No Yes Yes Yes
D2 Unclear Unclear Unclear No Unclear Unclear No No Yes Unclear Yes
D2A Yes Yes Unclear Unclear Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes
D2B Unclear Unclear Unclear Yes Unclear Unclear Yes No Yes Yes Yes
D2C Yes Yes Unclear No Yes Yes Unclear No Yes Yes Yes
D3 Unclear No Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
D4 Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes
D4A Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Unclear No Yes Yes Yes
D4B Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Unclear No Yes Yes Yes
D4C Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
D4D Yes Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
C1 No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Unclear No Yes Yes Yes
C2 No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
  1. Abbreviations: incl. Including, NA not applicable, QoL quality of life, Tx treatment
  2. Notes: Studies rated unclear due to reporting omissions (incl. Where detail not reported), aPhilips criteria detail, S1 = Statement of decision problem/objective, S2 = Statement of scope/objective, S3 = Rationale for structure, S4 = Structural assumptions, S5 = Strategies/comparators, S6 = Model Type, S7 = Time horizon, S8 = Disease states/pathways, S9 = Cycle length, D1 = Data identification, D2 = Pre-model data analysis, D2a = Baseline data, D2b = Tx effect, D2c = QoL weights (utilities), D3 = Data incorporation, D4 = Assessment of uncertainty, D4a = Methodological, D4b = Structural, D4c Heterogeneity, D4d = Parameter, C1 = Internal consistency, C2 = External consistency, b Model also reported in Tsochatzis et al., 2014 [55]
  3. Sources: Intervention models included in analysis: Cure 2015a [28], Cure 2015b [29], Linas, 2015 [37], Liu 2014 [39], Najafzadeh 2015 [41], San Miguel 2015 [47], Saab 2014 [46]. Surveillance models: Canavan 2013 [56], Crossan 2015 [54], Liu 2011 [57]; Tsochatzis 2014 [55]