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Table 1 The distribution of systematic reviews (n = 49) that rated the outcome-specific certainty of evidence with GRADE by year and journal

From: A methodologic survey on use of the GRADE approach in evidence syntheses published in high-impact factor urology and nephrology journals

  Number of SRs published, n Number of SRs rating the outcome specific certainty of evidence with GRADE, n (% of SRs published) Impact factor Journal category
Total, n 445 49 (11.0%) - -
 2016 115 7 (6.1%) - -
 2017 80 8 (10.0%) - -
 2018 67 5 (7.5%) - -
 2019 79 14 (17.7%) - -
 2020 104 15 (14.4%) - -
Journal
 Journal of Urology 100 13 (13.0%) 7.45 Urology & Nephrology
 European Urology 128 12 (9.4%) 20.096 Urology & Nephrology
 Clinical Journal of The American Society of Nephrology 38 10 (26.3%) 8.237 Urology & Nephrology
 American Journal of Kidney Diseases 45 7 (15.6%) 8.86 Urology & Nephrology
 European Urology Focus 110 4 (3.6%) 5.996 Urology & Nephrology
 Journal of The American Society of Nephrology 14 2 (14.3%) 10.121 Urology & Nephrology
 Kidney International 10 1 (10.0%) 10.612 Urology & Nephrology
 Kidney International Supplements 0 0 10.545 Urology & Nephrology
 Nature Reviews Urology 0 0 14.432 Urology & Nephrology
 Nature Reviews Nephrology 0 0 28.314 Urology & Nephrology
  1. SRs Systematic reviews