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Table 3 Newcastle–Ottawa Scale for quality assessment

From: Prognostic significance of pretreatment controlling nutritional status score in urological cancers: a systematic review and meta‐analysis

Studies Quality indicators from Newcastle–Ottawa Scale Scores
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Guo 2017 7
Miyake 2017 8
Zhang 2019 7
Elghiaty 2019 8
Kang 2018 1 7
Kang 2018 2 7
Song 2019 8
Takemura 2020 7
Zheng 2018 8
Ishihara 2017 7
Xu 2018 8
Bao 2020 8
Suzuki 2020 8
  1. 1 Representativeness of the exposed cohort, 2 Selection of the non-exposed cohort, 3 Ascertainment of exposure, 4 Outcome of interest not present at start of study, 5 Control for important factor or additional factor, 6 Assessment of outcome, 7 Follow-up long enough for outcomes to occur, 8 Adequacy of follow up of cohorts