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Table 2 Risk of bias summary: review authors’ judgements for each included study according to each risk of bias item

From: Parental acceptance of silver Diamine fluoride application on primary dentition: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Domain Zhi et al. (2012) Belotti et al. (2016) Clements et al. (2017) Duangthip et al. (2017) Vollú et al.(2019)
Selection bias
Random sequence generation
+ +
Selection bias
Allocation concealment
+ + +
Reporting bias
Selective reporting
+ + +
Other bias
Other sources of bias
+ + +
Performance bias
Blinding (participants and personnel)
+ ? + +
Detection bias
Blinding (outcome assessment)
+ ? + ? +
Attrition bias
Incomplete outcome data
+ ?
  1. Quality items distributed to: high risk of bias”+”, low risk of bias “-”, and unclear “?”