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Table 1 Selection criteria for the systematic review of outcomes used in the existing PGP literature

From: Protocol for the development of a core outcome set for pelvic girdle pain, including methods for measuring the outcomes: the PGP-COS study

Population Women with PGP during or after pregnancy. PGP is defined as pain between the posterior iliac crest and the inferior gluteal fold, particularly in the vicinity of the sacroiliac joints, that may radiate in the posterior thigh and can occur in conjunction with or separately in the symphysis pubis [3]. We will exclude studies that include women with PGP and low back pain without differentiation between the two. We will also exclude studies that examine a population with PGP resulting from specific pathologies (e.g. infection, spondyloarthropaties, trauma).
Intervention Any intervention aimed to treat/prevent PGP
Comparator Any comparator intervention or control
Outcome Any outcome measured to assess/monitor PGP
Study design Intervention studies (randomised or non-randomised), systematic reviews of interventions