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Table 5 Overall cumulative median analysis on relative recall with a cut-off of three included studies

From: Optimizing literature search in systematic reviews – are MEDLINE, EMBASE and CENTRAL enough for identifying effect studies within the area of musculoskeletal disorders?

Combination of databases Median recall (IQR)
M + E + C 90.1% (81.1–100%)
M + E + C + S 90.1% (83.3–100%)
M + E + C + S + Ci 100% (84.5–100%)
  1. Abbreviations: M + E + C MEDLINE + EMBASE + CENTRAL, M + E + C + S MEDLINE + EMBASE + CENTRAL + SCOPUS, M + E + C + S + Ci MEDLINE + EMBASE + CENTRAL + SCOPUS+ Cinahl