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Table 1 Quality assessment of the included studies based on the Newcastle-Ottawa quality assessment scale adapted for cross sectional studies

From: Sedentary behaviour among general practitioners: a systematic review

Study Design Selection (max. 5*) Comparability (max. 2*) Outcome (max. 3*) Total score (max. 10*)
Representativeness of the sample Sample size Nonrespondents Ascertainment of exposure Based on design and analysis Assessment of outcome Statistical test
Keohane et al. [38] Cross-sectional * *   ** * *   6*
Suija et al. [39] Cross-sectional * *   ** * *   6*
Scoring
• Very Good Studies: 9–10 stars
• Good Studies: 7–8 stars
• Satisfactory Studies: 5–6 stars
• Unsatisfactory Studies: 0 to 4 stars