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Table 2 Quality assessment of included studies

From: Quality of life and physical activity in long-term (≥5 years post-diagnosis) colorectal cancer survivors - systematic review

First author year (ref.)
country
Potential Limitations
Blanchard 2004 [35]
USA
- No validated PA questionnaire used
- Possible response bias due to self-reported PA
- Sample size < 100
- Cross-sectional study design
Blanchard 2008 [30]a
USA
- Possible response bias due to self-reported PA
- Only assessment of leisure-time PA
- Cross-sectional study design
Blanchard 2010 [31]a
USA
- Possible response bias due to self-reported PA
- Only assessment of leisure-time PA
- Cross-sectional study design
Chambers 2012 [38]
Australia
- Possible response bias due to self-reported PA
- Only assessment of leisure-time PA
Husson 2015 [34]b
The Netherlands
- Possible response bias due to self-reported PA
Mols 2015 [9]b
The Netherlands
- Possible response bias due to self-reported PA
- Cross-sectional study design
Rodriguez 2015 [36]
USA
- Possible response bias due to self-reported PA
- Cross-sectional study design
Thraen-Borowski 2013 [37]
USA
- Possible response bias due to self-reported PA
- Only assessment of leisure-time PA
- Cross-sectional study design
Van Roekel 2015 [32]c
The Netherlands
- Possible response bias due to self-reported PA
- Cross-sectional study design
Van Roekel 2016 [33]c
The Netherlands
- Cross-sectional study design
  1. aArticles based on same study population: American Cancer Society’s Study of Cancer Survivors-II (SCS-II); bArticles based on same study population: All patients diagnosed between 2000 and 2009 and registered in the Patient Reported Outcomes Following Initial treatment and Long term Evaluation of Survivorship (PROFILES registry); cArticles based on same study population: Energy for life after ColoRectal cancer (EnCoRe)