Jadad score

Jadad score

[A.R. Jadad, contemporary Brit. physician]
A tabulation of the academic rigor and quality of a clinical trial, based on its randomization, blinding, and monitoring of patient withdrawals and dropouts.
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The Jadad score is obtained from a possible 5-point scale; high scores indicating high quality, by yes/no answers to question for randomisation and blinding, and one question evaluating the reporting of patient withdrawals and dropouts.
All studies were assigned a Jadad score of [greater than or equal to]3, while five studies received a score of <4.
28] High and low quality of included RCTs were defined as Jadad score [greater than or equal to]3 and <3, respectively.
28) The quality of RCTs was rated as 'high' when Jadad score was > 3; otherwise it was rated as 'low'.
Six out of ten papers achieved a Jadad score of [greater than or equal to] 3, suggesting they were of reasonable quality.
Further stratified analyses from high Jadad score studies showed that green tea significantly reduced fasting insulin concentrations (-1.
All were randomised, but varied in study quality with a median Jadad score of 3.
the Jadad score scale or the Risk of Bias table for RCTs (5-8).