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Table 4 Quality assessment

From: Using an electronic activity monitor system as an intervention modality: A systematic review

Ref No. [30] [31] [32] [33] [34] [35] [36] [37] [38] [39] [40] No. of studies
Trial length 6 months or greater? N N N Y N Y Y N N Y N 4
Were follow up assessments conducted? N N N N N N N Y N N N 1
Was the study sufficiently powered? Y N N N N Y Y N N Y N 4
Was the retention rate 80 % or greater? Y Y Y N Y N N N Y Y Y 7
Was the assessor blinded? N N N N N N Y N N N N 1
Did participants self-monitor? Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y 11
Did participants receive feedback? Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y 11
Was there social support? N N Y Y N N Y N Y N N 4
Was there a structured behavioral program? N Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y N 6
Individually tailored program? Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y 11
Total quality MEDIUM MEDIUM MEDIUM MEDIUM MEDIUM MEDIUM HIGH LOW MEDIUM MEDIUM LOW