Critical appraisal:1991 2

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Critical Appraisal

Article being appraised
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Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

cross sectional study

Number of Patients:

14898


Includes an economic evaluation

no

Evidence ratings

Level of evidence

IV

Risk of bias
Moderate risk of bias Comments: Please replace this text and include any additional comments in regards to your quality rating

Risk of bias assessment: cross-sectional study

Subject selection
Selected group (e.g. multi-institution study)
Comparability of groups analysed on demographic characteristics
Not comparable and not adjusted for differences
Participation rate
High participation rate (>80%) and no important differences between participants and non-participants
Size of effect
5 Reason for decision: Please replace this text and briefly describe the reasons for your rating
Result of appraisal

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Completed by

Associate Professor Guy Eslick


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  1. REDIRECT Critical appraisal:Gruppo Operativo per lo Studio delle Precancerosi dell'Esofago 1991