Table 2

 Evaluation form B adapted from Chalmers et al28 showing the 14 items scored to evaluate the data analysis of a clinical trial

ItemsPossible points
The total possible score is 40.
Dates of study description0–2
Results of randomisation0–2
Post type 2 estimate0–3
Confidence limits0–3
Time series analysis0–2
Timing of evens0–4
Statistical analysis0–4
p Value0–2
Handling withdrawals0–4
Side effects0–2
Retrospective evaluation0–3
Presentation of results0–3