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Table 3 CONSORT-based quality analysis of the included studies

From: Single application of topical doxycycline in management of recurrent aphthous stomatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the available evidence

Study Sample size
(0–2)
Randomization (0–2) Inclusion/
exclusion
criteria
(0–1)
Follow up
(0–1)
Baseline
(0–2)
Masking
(0–2)
Statistical analysis (0–2) score Total Risk of Bias
Sharma et al. (2018) [18] 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 11 moderate
Thriveni et al, (2018) [17] 0 1 1 0 2 1 2 8 High
Chandak et al, (2017) [19] 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 6 High
Vijayabala et al. (2013) [4] 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 9 moderate
Ylikontiola et al. (1997) [13] 0 1 1 1 2 1 2 10 high