Table 49HRQoL: ESA versus control (GRADE evidence table)

Trials (N)Subjects (N)Risk of Bias Design/QualityConsistencyDirectnessPrecisionResults Mean Difference Change in FACT-Fatigue Score (95% CI); I2Overall Strength of Evidence
143,643High trial quality
high-2; low-12
ConsistentDirectPrecise2.74 (1.69 to 3.78); 45%Low

GRADE = Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation

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