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Table 1 Quality assessment of the included RCTs

From: Community based interventions for the prevention and control of tuberculosis

Article Randomization Sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding of participants Blinding of assessors Selective reporting
Atkins 2011 [11] No No No Not clear Not clear Not clear
Barker 2002 [12] No No Not clear Not clear Not clear No
Clarke 2005 [15] Yes No Yes No No No
Colvin 2003 [16] No No No Not clear Not clear Yes
Corbett 2010 [17] Yes Not clear Yes No Yes No
Dudley 2003 [19] No No No Not clear Not clear No
Fairall 2005 [20] Yes Yes Not clear No Yes No
Ferreira 2011 [21] No No No Not clear Not clear No
Filho 2009 [14] No No No Not clear Not clear Yes
Kironde 2002 [23] No No No Not clear Not clear No
Vieira 2011 [31] No No No Not clear Not clear Not clear
White 2002 [33] Yes Yes Yes Not clear Not clear No
Zwarenstein 2000 [35] Yes Yes Yes No No No
Vassal 2002 [30] Not clear Not clear Not clear Not clear Not clear Not clear
Prado 2011 [27] No No No No No No
Mafigiri 2012 [24] No No No No Not clear No
Niazi 2003 [26] No No No No Not clear No
Uwimana 2012 [28] Yes Not clear Not clear Not clear Not clear No
Yassin 2013 [34] No No No Not clear Not clear No
CDI group Yes Not clear Not clear Not clear Not clear Not clear
Miti 2003 [25] No No No Not clear Not clear No
Zwarenstein 1998 [50] Yes Not clear Not clear No No No
Chaisson 2001 [37] Yes Yes Yes Not clear Not clear No
Heal 1998 [39] No No No No No No
Kamolratanakul 1999 [40] Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Khan 2002 [41] Yes Not clear Not clear Not clear Not clear No
Lwilla 2003 [42] Yes Not clear Not clear No No Yes
MacIntyre 2003 [43] No No No No Yes Yes
Malotte 2001 [44] Yes No Yes Not clear Not clear No
Newell 2006 [45] Yes No Yes No Yes No
Ollé-Goig 2001 [46] No No No No No No
Walley 2001 [47] Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Wandwalo 2004 [48] Yes No No No No No
Wright 2004 [49] Yes No Yes Not clear Not clear No