Additional file 3: Table S3.

RCI and meta-analysis of efficacy (based on combined scores) for grass pollen SLIT tablets. N Act: number of subjects in the active treatment group; Mean Act: mean score in the active treatment group; SD Act; standard deviation for the score in the active treatment group; N Plac: number of subjects in the placebo group; Mean Plac: mean score in the placebo group; SD Plac: standard deviation for the score in the placebo group; RCI: relative clinical impact; hg: Hedges' g; ci-: lower confidence interval; ci+: upper confidence interval; z: z score: p: P-value; w: weighting; ACS: average combined score; TCS: total combined score = daily symptom score + daily medication score; WCS: weighted combined score = (daily symptom score/maximum symptom score))/(1- daily medication score - maximum symptom score).

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Devillier et al. BMC Medicine 2014 12:71   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-71