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Table 1 Quality assessment of the included studies

From: Efficacy of motor imagery in post-stroke rehabilitation: a systematic review

  Liu [22] Page [24] Page [25] Page [23]
Selection of prognostic homogenous study population (disease progression) 1 3 3 3
Concealment of random allocation 1 3 3 3
Prestratification of prognostically relevant variables 3 3 3 3
Random allocation (description of procedure) 2 1 1 3
Registration of loss to follow-up 1 3 4 4
Blinding of patients 4 4 4 4
Blinding of persons who implement interventions 4 4 4 4
Registration of co-interventions that bear on outcome for each group 3 3 1 3
Blinding of persons who assess treatment effects 3 1 1 3
Check to what extent blinding was successful 3 3 3 3
  1. 1 = Item is properly addressed, 2 = Item is partially addressed, 3 = Item is not properly addressed or not stated, 4 = Item is not applicable