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Table 3 Quality ratings of included studies according to the PEDro methodology scoring system

From: Effects of rehabilitative interventions on pain, function and physical impairments in people with hand osteoarthritis: a systematic review

Study Random assignment Concealed allocation Groups similar at baseline Subject blind Therapist blind Assessor blind <15% dropout ITT analysis Between-group analysis Point measures Score on PEDro scale
Rannou, et al. [31] Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 8
Basford, et al. [22] Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 8
Brosseau, et al. [24] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 10
Stange-Rezende, et al. [35] Yes No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes 6
Favaro, et al. [39] No No Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes 5
Stamm, et al. [34] Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes 6
Lefler and Armstrong [30] Yes No Yes No No No Yes No Yes Yes 5
Rogers and Wilder [33] Yes No Yes Yes No No No No Yes No 4
Field, et al. [27] Yes No No No No No No No Yes Yes 3
Dickens and Lewith [26] Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes 6
  1. ITT, intention-to-treat; PEDro, Physiotherapy Evidence Database.