Case-control studies

StudyIs case definition adequate?Representativeness of the casesSelection of controlsDefinition of controlsComparability of cases and controlsAscertainment of exposureSame method of ascertainment for cases and controlsNon-response rateOverall score (max. 9)
Berkowitz 198386++++++++++++
Dempsey 200487++++++++++
Dye 199788++++++++++
Gregory 198789++++++++++++
Oken 200690++++++++++++++
Sorensen 200391++++++++++++

From: Appendix 6, Quality assessment of the observational studies evaluating the effectiveness of weight management interventions in pregnancy

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