How are systematic reviews of prevalence conducted? A methodological study

Ref ID 430
First Author C. Borges Migliavaca
Year Of Publishing 2020
Keywords Protocols
Risk of bias
General medical
Low reporting quality
Problem(s) No registered or published protocol
Search strategy not provided
No quality assessment undertaken or reported
Funding or sponsor of systematic review not reported
Number of systematic reviews included 235
Summary of Findings 77% of included reviews did not report a published or registered review protocol. 24% did not report whether there was an external funding source for the review. 20% of reviews did not perform quality assessment of included studies. 68% of review presented the full search strategy for at least one database;
Did the article find that the problem(s) led to qualitative changes in interpretation of the results? Not Applicable
Are the methods of the article described in enough detail to replicate the study? Yes