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Table 3 Quality assessment of included studies

From: Quality of life in people with transsexuality after surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study Total score Item 1 Item 2 Item 3 Item 4 Item 5 Item 6 Item 7 Item 8 Item 9 Item 10
Gorin-Lazard, A. et al. [44] 7 Y Y Y Y Y Y NA Y NA NA
Vasegh Rahimparvar, F. et al. [17] 6 Y N Y Y Y UC UC Y Y NA
Newfield, E. et al. [16] 7 NA Y Y Y Y Y Y NA Y N
Motmans, J. et al. [15] 6 NA UC Y Y Y Y UC Y Y NA
Wierckx, K. et al. [24] 6 Y UC Y Y Y N N Y Y N
Thompson, HM. et al. [45] 7 Y N Y Y Y NA Y Y Y NA
George, A. et al. [43] 6 Y Y Y Y Y N N Y NA UC
Başar, K. et al. [42] 6 Y Y Y Y Y NA UC Y N UC
  1. Item 1: Was the sample representative of the target population?
  2. Item 2: Were study participants recruited an appropriate way?
  3. Item 3: Was the sample size adequate?
  4. Item 4: Where the study subjects and setting described in detail?
  5. Item 5: Was the data analysis conducted with sufficient coverage of the identified sample?
  6. Item 6: Were objective, standard criteria used for measurement of the condition?
  7. Item 7: Was the condition measured reliably?
  8. Item 8: Was there appropriate statistical analysis?
  9. Item 9: Are all important confounding factors/subgroups/different identified and accounted for?
  10. Item 10: Were subpopulations identified using objective criteria?
  11. Y Yes, N No, UC Unclear, NA Not applicable