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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Quality checklist for cross sectional study (Newcastle Ottawa Scale [30])

Domains Hart et al. [27]
Selection
1. Representativeness of the sample
a) Truly representative of the average in the target population -
b) Somewhat representative of the average in the target population *
c) Selected group of users -
d) No description of the sampling strategy -
2. Sample size
a) Justified and satisfactory -
b) Not justified *
3. Non-respondents -
a) Comparability between respondents and non-respondents characteristics is established, and the response rate is satisfactory -
b) The response rate is unsatisfactory, or the comparability between respondents and non-respondents is unsatisfactory -
c) No description of the response rate or the characteristics of the responders and the non-responders *
4. Ascertainment of the exposure -
a) Validated measurement tool *
b) Non-validated measurement tool, but the tool is available or described -
c) No description of the measurement tool -
Comparability
1. The subjects in different outcome groups are comparable, based on the study design or analysis. Confounding factors are controlled -
a) The study controls for the most important factor (select one) *
b) The study control for any additional factor -
Outcome
1. Assessment of the outcome -
a) Independent blind assessment -
b) Record linkage **
c) Self-report -
d) No description -
2. Statistical test -
a) The statistical test used to analyze the data is clearly described and appropriate, and the measurement of the association is presented, including confidence intervals and the probability level *
b) The statistical test is not appropriate, not described or incomplete -
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