Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2019 / Article / Tab 4

Review Article

Interventions to Increase Blood Donation among Ethnic/Racial Minorities: A Systematic Review

Table 4

Critical appraisal.

NHMRC level of evidenceMagnitude of effectClearly focused issueRecruitment acceptableExposure accurately measuredOutcome accurately measuredConfounding factors identifiedConfounding factors controlledFollow-up—complete enoughFollow-up—long enoughTotal acceptable

Bachegowda et al. [34]III-2High++++?++6/8
Charbonneau and Daigneault [38]; Charbonneau and Tran [39]III-3High++??+3/8
Frye et al. [40]III-3High++++++++8/8
Grassineau et al. [41]IVMed++++?4/8
Price et al. [35]III-2High++++++++8/8
Price et al. [42]III-2High++++++++8/8
Robbins et al. [36]IVMed+++++++7/8
Sutton [37]III-2High++++4/8

Judgement based only on absolute increases in donor numbers as no statistical comparison was reported.

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