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Table 4 Summary of main features of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), osteroarthritis (OA), type 2 diabetes (T2D), chronic muskuloskeletal pain (CMP), and treatment resistant major depressive disorder (MDD) data sets

From: Bayesian splines versus fractional polynomials in network meta-analysis

  COPD OA T2D CMP MDD
Number of studies 13 16 4 27 13
of treatments 3 7 4 6 10
Number of follow ups 2–6 1–10 2–5 2 3–4
Number of patients per study 46–3006 20–295 88–575 12–6769 24–1147
Network type closed non-closed non-closed non-closed non-closed