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Table 3 Critical appraisal results for included studies using the JBI Critical Appraisal Checklist for Economic Evaluations

From: Where’s the evidence? a systematic review of economic analyses of residential aged care infrastructure

Source Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 Q10 Q11
  Well-defined question Comprehensive description of alternatives All important and relevant costs and outcomes for each alternative identified Clinical effectiveness established Costs and outcomes measured accurately Costs and outcomes valued credibly Costs and outcomes adjusted for differential timing Incremental analysis of costs and consequences Sensitivity analyses conducted Study results include all issues of concern to users Results are generalizable
Arling 1987 [44] Yes Yes Yes No Unclear Yes No No No Yes No
Bland 1992 [37] Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes Unclear
Davis 1993 [41] Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes No
Farsi 2004 [36] Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes Unclear
Holmes 1996 [45] Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes No
Smith 1992 [50] Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes Unclear
Sulvetta 1986 [49] Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No No Unclear
Ullmann 1984 [46] Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes Unclear
Ullmann 1986 [48] Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes Unclear
Ullmann 1987 [47] Yes Yes Yes No Unclear Yes No No No Yes Unclear
Calkins 2007 [38] Yes Yes Yes No Yes Unclear No No No No Yes
Chenoweth 2014 [40] Yes Yes No No Unclear Yes No No No No Unclear
Jenkens 2011 [39] Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes
Maas 1998 [35]; Swanson 1993 [42]; Swanson 1994 [43] Yes Yes Yes No Unclear Unclear No No No No Unclear