Table 2

Evidence table for outcome measure

OutcomesRisk of bias*Imprecision†Indirectness‡Inconsistency§No of para athletesQuality
Injuries prevalence in para athletesNo serious risk of biasSerious imprecisionSerious indirectnessSerious inconsistency12 151Very low quality
Injuries incidence rate in para athletesNo serious risk of biasSerious imprecisionSerious indirectnessNo serious inconsistency11 608Low quality
  • *More than 25% of studies with a risk of bias (ie, inappropriate sampling method or statistical analyses).

  • †More than 25% of studies with small sample size.

  • ‡More than 25% of studies did not use valid and reliable methods for data collection.

  • §Heterogeneity across the studies (prediction interval has a variation ≥0.5 between upper and lower limits).