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Table 4 Quality assessment of trials of magnesium sulphate in pregnancies with preeclampsia

From: Impact of interventions to prevent and manage preeclampsia and eclampsia on stillbirths

  Quality Assessment Summary of Findings
     Directness No of events  
No of studies (ref) Design Limitations Consistency Generalizability to population of interest Generalizability to intervention of interest Intervention Control Relative Risk (95% CI)
Stillbirths: HIGH/MODERATE outcome specific quality
3 RCT None Consistent; Low heterogeneity (p=0.34); Results statistically insignificant 2 studies in developing countries Yes 424 426 0.99 (0.87, 1.12)
Perinatal mortality: HIGH/MODERATE outcome specific quality
2 RCT None Consistent; Low heterogeneity (p=0.45); Results statistically insignificant 1 study in developing country Yes 538 541 0.98 (0.88, 1.10)