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Research Article

The Therapeutic Effect of Berberine in the Treatment of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Meta-Analysis

Table 2

Risk of bias assessment.

Type of biasBai et al. 2011 [16]Cao et al. 2012 [17]Li 2015 [18]Ning et al. 2013 [19]Xie et al. 2011 [20]Yan et al. 2015 [21]

Random sequence generation (selection bias)??Low??Low
Allocation concealment (selection bias)??High???
Blinding of participants and personnel (performance bias)??????
Blinding of outcome assessment (detection bias)?LowLowLowLowLow
Incomplete outcome data (attrition bias)Low?LowLowLowHigh
Selective reporting (reporting bias)LowLowLow?LowLow
Other biasesLowLowLowLowLowLow

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