Table 2

Summary of selected aspects of study quality for the 27 studies aimed at improving quality of health care for racial/ethnic minorities

Selected Quality Assessment Domains and Items

Articles (Total N = 27)


N

%


Representativeness

- Healthcare providers clearly described?

20

74%

Bias/confounding

- Adequate comparison group?

26

96%

- Adequate randomization?

11

41%

Intervention description

- Complete description (able to replicate)?

24

89%

Outcome assessment

- Blinding?

9

67%

- Pre- and post-test?

13

48%

Analysis

- Numbers and reasons of non-inclusion?

18

67%

- Complete statistical analysis?

24

89%


Beach et al. BMC Public Health 2006 6:104   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-6-104

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