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Table 2 Study quality assessment

From: The efficacy and safety of exercise for prevention of fall-related injuries in older people with different health conditions, and differing intervention protocols: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Authors Sequence generation Allocation concealment Blindinga Incomplete outcome data Baseline comparability
Barnett, 2003 [32], Unclear Low Low Low Low
Bischoff-Ferrari, 2010 [12] Low Low Low Low Low
Campbell, 1997 [17] Low Low Unclear High Low
El-Khoury, 2015 [19] Low Low Low Low Low
Elley, 2008 [20] Low Low Low Low Low
Fitzharris, 2010 [21] Low Low Low Unclear Low
Freiberger, 2012 [22] Low Low Low Low Low
Haines, 2009 [23] Low Low Low Low Low
Iliffe, 2014 [24] Low Low High Low High
Iwamoto, 2009 [33] Unclear Unclear Unclear Low High
Kim, 2014 [25] Low Low Low Low Low
Li, 2005 [34] Low Unclear Low Low Low
Luukinen, 2007 [26] Low Unclear Low Low Low
MacRae, 1994 [35] Unclear Low Low Low Low
Means, 2005 [27] Low Unclear Unclear Low High
Pang, 2018 [28], Low Low Low Low Low
Patil 2015 [29] Unclear Unclear Unclear Low Low
Reinsch, 1992 [36] Unclear Unclear Unclear Low Unclear
Robertson, 2001 [37] Low Low Low Low Low
Rosendahl, 2008 [38] Low Low Low Low Low
Schnelle, 2003 [39] Low Low Low Low Low
Smulders, 2010 [40] Low Unclear Low High Low
Taylor-Piliae, 2014 [30] Low Low Low Low Low
Uusi-Rasi, 2015 [31] Low Low Low Low Low
von Stengel, 2009 [41] Low Low Low Low Low
  1. Note: a: Blinding for assessor due to the fact that exercise intervention study impossibly blinds for exercisers