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Table 4 Impact of DA design attributes on concordance between findings of DA and SR of RCTs

From: Concordance between decision analysis and matching systematic review of randomized controlled trials in assessment of treatment comparisons: a systematic review

Category Concordance N (%) Disagreement N (%) P-value
Data source  
Single data source 1(25) 3(75) 0.05
Multiple data source 26(79) 7(21)  
Data from meta-analysis used  
Yes 2(100) 0(0) 1.0
No 25(71) 10(29)  
Expert opinion used  
Yes 0(0) 2(67) 0.06
No 27(77) 8(23)  
Primary data collection undertaken  
Yes 1(50) 1(50) 0.47
No 26(74) 9(26)