Individual study characteristics not reported sufficiently

This problem is addressed in PRISMA 2009, PRISMA 2020, AMSTAR 1, AMSTAR 2, ROBIS and MECIR. Systematic reviews should report all important characteristics regarding study design such as participants, the intervention and statistical analyses etc.

Articles that support this problem:

Journal impact factor is associated with PRISMA endorsement, but not with the methodological quality of low back pain systematic reviews: a methodological review

2020 : European spine journal

An analysis of quality of systematic reviews on pharmacist health interventions

2012 : International journal of clinical pharmacy

The methodological quality of systematic reviews on the treatment of adult major depression needs improvement according to AMSTAR 2: A cross-sectional study

2020 : Heliyon

Generalizability of findings from systematic reviews and meta-analyses in the Leading General Medical Journals

2020 : Journal of rehabilitation medicine

Quality assessment of systematic reviews regarding the effectiveness of zygomatic implants: an overview of systematic reviews

2020 : Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal

Quality assessment of the methods used in published opioid conversion reviews

2012 : Journal of pain & palliative care pharmacotherapy

Evaluating the quality of conduct of systematic reviews on the application of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for aphasia rehabilitation post-stroke

2020 : Aphasiology

Completeness of reporting of systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy based on the PRISMA-DTA reporting guideline

2019 : Clinical chemistry

Chinese herbal medicine for the treatment of primary hypertension: a methodology overview of systematic reviews

2016 : Systematic reviews

Dissemination bias in systematic reviews of animal research: a systematic review

2014 : Plos one

Epidemiology and reporting characteristics of non-Cochrane updates of systematic reviews: A cross-sectional study

2020 : Research synthesis methods

Quality Assessment Errors and Study Misclassification Threaten Systematic Review Validity: Community Opioid Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Distribution Programs Review

2015 : Journal of addiction medicine

Improvement needed in the network geometry and inconsistency of Cochrane network meta-analyses: a cross-sectional survey

2019 : Journal of clinical epidemiology

The Cochrane HPV vaccine review was incomplete and ignored important evidence of bias

2018 : Bmj evidence-based medicine

Systematic review adherence to methodological or reporting quality

2017 : Systematic reviews

Overview authors rarely defined systematic reviews that are included in their overviews

2019 : Journal of clinical epidemiology

Quality assessment of systematic reviews on periodontal regeneration in humans

2013 : Journal of periodontology

Methodologically weak systematic review of Chinese herbal medicine for diabetic peripheral neuropathy calls for more rigorous trials

2013 : Focus on alternative and complementary therapies

Systematic reviews of surgical procedures in children: quantity, coverage and quality

2013 : Journal of paediatrics and child health

Assessment of the quality of reporting for treatment components in Cochrane reviews of acupuncture

2014 : Bmj open

Low Methodological Quality of Systematic Reviews Published in the Urological Literature (2016-2018)

2020 : Urology

Applicability and generalisability of the results of systematic reviews to public health practice and policy: a systematic review

2010 : Trials [electronic resource]

Lack of sex-related analysis and reporting in Cochrane Reviews: a cross-sectional study

2022 : Systematic reviews

Tripterygium wilfordii Hook. f. Preparations for Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Overview of Systematic Reviews

2022 : Evidence-based complementary & alternative medicine: ecam

A review found heterogeneous approaches and insufficient reporting in overviews on adverse events

2022 : Journal of clinical epidemiology

Trends in systematic reviews of kidney transplantation: A 10-year analysis of the evidence base

2023 : Transplantation reviews

Efficacy and safety of acupuncture for polycystic ovary syndrome: An overview of systematic reviews

2023 : The journal of integrative medicine