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Table 3 Quality of reporting of included studies on LPP

From: Outcomes and outcomes measurements used in intervention studies of pelvic girdle pain and lumbopelvic pain: a systematic review

Reporting Quality Question (LPP studies; n = 74) Yes (%) No (%) N/A (%)
Q.1. Is the primary outcome clearly stated? 69 (93%) 3 (4%) 2 (2.7%)
Q.2. Is the primary outcome clearly defined so that another researcher would be able to reproduce its measurement? 62 (84%) 7 (9.5%) 5 (6.8%)
Q.3. Are the secondary outcome clearly stated? 25 (34%) 3 (4%) 46 (62%)
Q.4. Are the secondary outcomes clearly defined? 23 (31% 3 (4%) 48 (65%)
Q.5. Do the authors explain the use of the outcomes they have selected? 63 (85%) 10 (13.5%) 1 (1.4%)
Q.6. Are methods used to enhance the quality of outcome measurement (e.g. repeated measurement, training), if appropriate? 44 (59.5%) 7 (9.5%) 23 (31%)