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Table 2 Assessment of the cross-sectional study quality

From: What is the impact of birth weight corrected for gestational age on later onset asthma: a meta-analysis

Studies 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Gessner and Chimonas [12] No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lu et al. [18] No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wang et al. [20] No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kalen et al. [14] No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Koshy et al. [24] No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Miyake and Tanaka [15] No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
  1. For cross-sectional studies, 1, inclusion criteria of subjects; 2, describe the study subjects and site; 3, assessment of exposure factors; 4, assessment of health problems; 5, clarification of confounding factors; 6, control confounding factors; 7, evaluation of outcome indicators; 8, appropriate data analysis methods