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Table 2 Meta-analyses included in review

From: A meta-review of evidence on heart failure disease management programs: the challenges of describing and synthesizing evidence on complex interventions

Review (Reference number) Number of trials N of total sample Sex
(% males)
Mean Age SD Age Age Range (Years) AMSTAR
Score
Koshman et al. [35] 12 2060 NR NR NR 58-80 7
Clark et al. [25] 14 4264 NR NR NR 57-75 8
Gohler et al. [32] 36 8341 37-99% NR NR 56-79 5
Jovicic et al. [24] 6 857 53-76% NR NR 56-76 7
Holland et al. [34] 30 NR 27-99% NR NR 56-80 4
Kim & Soeken [23] 4 NR NR NR NR NR to 64.0 to 81.6 6
Phillips et al. [31] 6 949 58% 73 NR 62-79 8
Roccaforte et al. [28] 33 3817 42% 73 NR NR 8
Taylor et al. [27] 16 1627 23-86% NR NR 70-80 9
Whellan et al. [36] 19 5752 NR NR NR 56-80 2
Gonseth et al. [37] 54: 27 randomized and 27 non-randomized 3160 NR Over 70 in most trials NR Not summarized 9
Gwadry-Sridhar et al. [33] 8 1239 37-58% NR NR 71 -80.3 6
McAlister et al. [30] 29 5039 NR NR NR 56-80 5
Phillips et al. [29] 18 3304 62% NR NR NR 7
McAlister et al. [26] 11 2067 NR NR NR 63-80 5