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Table 2 General characteristics of included SRs

From: Reporting quality of systematic reviews with moxibustion

Category Descriptive characteristics N (%)
Meta-analyses Yes 92 (94.8)
Number of authors included 1–5 64 (66.0)
6–10 31 (32.0)
> 10 2 (2.1)
Background of the first author Clinician 38 (39.2)
Researcher/methodologist 59 (60.8)
Institution of the first author Hospital 22 (22.7)
University 73 (75.3)
Research Institution 2 (2.1)
Types of primary studies included RCTs 97 (100)
Funding source Yes 55 (56.7)
Update of a previous review Yes 2 (2.1)