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Table 10 Strength of evidence assessment using STROBE statement, scoping review studies

From: Obesity-related health impacts of fuel excise taxation- an evidence review and cost-effectiveness study

Quality criteria Specification of scores Score
1 Study type Cross-sectional 0
Longitudinal 1
2 Exposure/s Not clearly reported, no data sources given 0
Clearly reported, with data sources given 1
3 Outcome Self-reported 0
Objectively measured
(at least one timepoint where applicable)
1
4 Sample size Small (n < 500) or not explicitly reported 0
500–10,000 1
>10,000 2
5 Completeness of data Data available for <80% of participants or not reported 0
Data available for ≥80% of participants 1
6 Statistical methods Not clearly reported 0
Clearly reported 1
7 Confounding Not controlled for confounders 0
Attempted to control for confounders 1
8 Descriptive data Not clearly reported 0
Clearly reported 1
9 Clear presentation of results of associations of interest No table listing results and significance 0
Table listing results and significance 1
Total (highest possible) 10