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Table 1 Adapted Risk of bias summary

From: Systematic review of the effect of training interventions on the skills of health professionals in promoting health behaviour, with meta-analysis of subsequent effects on patient health behaviours

  1. a) Extent participants were randomly allocated to groups how this was concealed throughout enrolment (Random sequence generation, Allocation concealment)
  2. b and c) Extent to which the researchers/participants were blinded to the group they are allocated to.
  3. d) Assessment of the completeness of outcome data
  4. e) Extent the outcome assessors were blinded to the intervention/control
  5. f) Measurement of how selective researchers have been when reporting outcomes (Selective reporting)
  6. g) Any forms of bias not covered in the five domains (Research quality)