Table H-2Quality assessment of observational studies of quality improvement interventions addressing disparities in health outcomes

Author, YearRepresentativeness of exposed cohortSelection of the nonexposed cohortAscertainment of exposureDemonstration that outcome of interest was not present at start of studyComparability of cohorts / controlling for confoundersAssessment of outcomeAppropriate duration of followupAdequacy of followup of cohortsTotal ScoreQuality rating
Coberley et al., 200717111111107Good
Mahotiere et al., 200618111111118Good
Olomu et al., 201019111011106Fair

From: Appendix H, Quality of Individual Studies

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Closing the Quality Gap: Revisiting the State of the Science (Vol. 3: Quality Improvement Interventions To Address Health Disparities).
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 208.3.
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