GRADE profile 70Effectiveness of APD compared with CAPD – adequacy rates (children)

Quality assessmentSummary of findingsQuality
No of studiesStudy designLimitationsInconsistencyIndirectnessImprecision
APD and CAPD (children)
Adequacy rates
1
NAPRTCS2008
Report from national registryNo serious limitationsNot assessableaNo serious indirectnessNot assessablebKt/V values
Rates did not differ significantly for CAPD vs APD.
VERY LOW
a

Inconsistency was not assessable (downgraded one level) because it was reported in one study.

b

No information to assess imprecision was reported (downgraded one level).

From: 3, How this guideline was developed

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