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Table 1 Quality assessment details

From: Effect of fecal microbiota transplant on symptoms of psychiatric disorders: a systematic review

Study Blinding of outcome assessors for all outcomes Blinding of participants and personnel for all outcomes Incomplete outcome data for all outcomes Selective outcome reporting Sequence generation
Judgement Comments Judgement Comments Judgement Judgement Judgement Comments
Cai 2019 [66] High Single outcome group, no blinding of any parties involved High Single case, no blinding of any parties involved. Unclear Unclear High Single case, no sequence generation
Tillmann 2019 [32] Low     Low Low   
Kurokawa 2018 [48] High Outcome assessors not blinded. High Participants and personnel not blinded. Low Low   
DePalma 2017 [43] High Investigators not blinded for behavioural and gastrointestinal motility tests. Low   Low Low Low  
Xiao 2018 [29] Low   Low   Low Low Low  
Mazzawi 2018 [46] High Outcomes assessors not blinded. High Participants and personnel not blinded. Low Low Low  
Xu 2018 [40] Low   Low   Low Low Unclear  
deClercq 2019 [67] High   High   Unclear Unclear High  
Huang 2019 [36] Low   Low   Low Low Unclear  
Huang 2019 [45] High Outcomes assessors not blinded. High Participants and personnel not blinded. Low Low   
Li 2019 [21] Unclear   Unclear   Low Low Low  
Zhang 2019 [28] Low   Low   Low Low Unclear  
Xie 2019 [47] High Outcome assessors not blinded. High Participant and personnel not blinded. Low Low   
Zhao 2019 [39] Low   Low   Low Low Low  
Kelly 2016 [34] Unclear   Unclear   Low Low Low  
Mizuno 2017 [44] Low   High Participants and personnel not blinded. Low Low   
Langgartner 2018 [25] High Outcome assessors, aside from histological scoring, were not blinded. High Personnel not blinded. Low Low Low  
Yang 2019 [68] Unclear   Unclear   Low Low Low  
Hata 2019 [42] Unclear   Unclear   Low Low Unclear  
Lv 2019 [22] Unclear   Unclear   Low Low Low  
Zheng 2016 [35] Low   Low   Low Low Low  
Pearson-Leary 2019 [24] Low   Low   Low Low Low  
Schmidt 2020 [33] Low   Low   Low Low Low  
Johnsen 2020 [49] Low   Low   Low Low Low  
Jiang 2020 [30] High Outcome assessors not blinded. Low   Low Low Low  
Chen 2020 [69] High Outcome assessors not blinded. Low   Low Low Low  
Siopi 2020 [23] Low   Low   Low   Low  
Liu 2020 [37] High Outcome assessors not blinded. Low   Low Low Low