Contingency management for methamphetamines

Quality assessment
No of studiesDesignLimitationsConsistencyDirectnessOther considerations
Abstinence from methamphetamine (Roll 2006, Shoptaw 2006)
2Randomised trialsNo limitationsNo important inconsistencySome uncertainty (−1)1None
Summary of findings
OutcomeNo of patientsEffectQuality
CMControlRelative (95% CI)Absolute (95% CI)
Abstinence from methamphetamine37/105 (35.2%)27/117 (23.1%)RR 1.44 (0.98 to 2.12)-⊕⊕⊕○
Moderate
1

No UK studies

2

I-squared ~ 50%

From: APPENDIX 16, EVIDENCE PROFILE TABLES

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