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Table 1 Methodological quality assessment

From: Factors influencing home discharge after inpatient rehabilitation of older patients: a systematic review

Author Year A* B** C D E F Total(12)
Berges [29] 2008 1 2 1 1 1 1 7
Chang [9] 2008 1 2 1 1 1 1 7
Chin [10] 2008 2 2 1 1 1 1 8
Graham [7] 2008 1 2 1 1 1 1 7
Hershkovitz [30] 2007 1 2 2 1 1 1 8
Kay [22] 2010 2 2 2 2 1 1 10
Kurichi [31] 2010 1 2 1 1 1 1 7
New [23] 2013 1 2 2 2 1 1 9
Sansone [27] 2007 1 2 2 2 1 1 9
Siebens [32] 2002 1 2 1 1 1 1 7
Vincent [33] 2006 1 2 2 1 0 1 7
Vincent [25] 2006 2 2 2 2 0 1 9
Vincent [26] 2006 2 2 1 2 1 1 9
Vincent [24] 2007 2 2 2 2 0 1 9
Vincent [34] 2008 0 2 1 0 0 2 5
Vincent [35] 2009 0 2 1 1 0 1 5
Vincent [14] 2010 0 2 1 1 0 1 5
Yan [28] 2013 1 2 2 2 1 1 9
  1. *Domain A, ‘study participation’, consists of five items, domain B, ‘study attrition’, has one item, domain C, ‘prognostic factor measurement’, has five items, domain D, ‘outcome measurement’, has three items, domain E, ‘confounding measurement and account’, has six items and domain F, ‘analysis’, has three items
  2. **In domain B, four items were not used in the calculation because they were not applicable in more than 90 % of the studies. In both domain C and in domain E, one item was not used in the calculation because it was not applicable in more than 90 % of the items
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