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Table 3 Risk-of-bias assessments for 20 OTP-controlled RCTs

From: Veterinary homeopathy: Systematic review of medical conditions studied by randomised trials controlled by other than placebo

i: Individualised/Treatment
Ref. First author Domain
I
Domain
II
Domain
IIIA
Domain
IIIB
Domain
IV
Domain
V
Domain
VI (excl. fund)
No. of domains for which criteria fulfilled Risk of bias (excl. vested interest) Reliable evidence
          Y U N   
A12 Schütte N N N N Y N U 1 1 5 High No
ii: Non-individualised/Treatment
Ref. First author Domain
I
Domain
II
Domain
IIIA
Domain
IIIB
Domain
IV
Domain
V
Domain
VI (excl. fund)
No. of domains for which criteria fulfilled Risk of bias (excl. vested interest) Reliable evidence
          Y U N   
A42 Lohr Y U N Y Y N N 3 1 3 High No
A14 Coelho U U N U Y Y N 2 3 2 High No
A41 Catto U U N U U N U 0 5 2 High No
A19 Silva U U N U U N U 0 5 2 High No
A40 Lotfollahzadeh U U N Y U N Y 2 3 2 High No
A21 Zacharias U U N U U Y U 1 5 1 High No
A15 Faulstich Y U N Y Y Y Y 5 1 1 High No
A16 Klocke Y U N U Y Y Y 4 2 1 High No
A20 Varshney U U U U U Y N 1 5 1 High No
A39 Braun Y U N Y Y Y N 4 1 2 High No
A13 Beceriklisoy U U U U U Y N 1 5 1 High No
A18 Sandoval U U U U U N U 0 6 1 High No
A17 Rocha N N U U Y Y U 2 3 2 High No
iii: Non-individualised/Prophylaxis
Ref. First author Domain
I
Domain
II
Domain
IIIA
Domain
IIIB
Domain
IV
Domain
V
Domain
VI (excl. fund)
No. of domains for which criteria fulfilled Risk of bias (excl. vested interest) Reliable evidence
          Y U N   
A34 Signoretti U U U U U Y Y 2 5 0 Uncertain No
A36 Soto U U U U Y Y U 2 5 0 Uncertain No
A31 Reis 2006 U U U U U Y Y 2 5 0 Uncertain No
A32 Reis 2008 U U U U U Y Y 2 5 0 Uncertain No
A35 Sommer U U N U Y Y U 2 4 1 High No
A38 Williamson U U N U U N U 0 5 2 High No
  1. Domains I-VI are explained in the main text. Criteria fulfilled for domains: Y = Yes; U = Unclear; N = No