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Table 4 Reporting of important other analytic considerations

From: A systematic review of the quality of conduct and reporting of survival analyses of tuberculosis outcomes in Africa

  Number of articles
n (%)
Analysis of studies with hierarchical clustering (N = 37)
 No clustering consideration 28 (76)
 Variance corrected method 4 (11)
 Frailty models 3 (8.1)
 Multilevel regression 2 (5.4)
Censoring description
 Yes 50 (66)
 No 26 (34)
Test of effect modification/interaction (N = 4)
 Likelihood ratio test 2 (50)
 Chi-square test of homogeneity 1 (25)
 Not reported 1 (25)
Handling of missing exposure data
 Single imputation 2 (2.6)
 Multiple imputation 3 (4.0)
 A missing category included 1 (1.3)
 Not reported 70 (92)