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Table 3 Reasons for exclusion following full text review (nā€‰=ā€‰228)

From: The quality of the evidence base for clinical pathway effectiveness: Room for improvement in the design of evaluation trials

Reason Number %
Not CPW 38 16.7
Simple pre-/post evaluations 160 70.2
High risk of bias 5 (1RCT) 2.2
Not study 14 6.1
Not hospital 11 4.8
Total 228 100