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Table 14 Results of quality assessment of included studies in scoping review

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

Study Quality assessment criteria QA score
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
BMI
 Courtemanche 2011 [57] 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 8
 Rabin et al. 2007 [58] 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 5
 Sun et al. 2015 [59] 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 5
 Mean (BMI studies) 6
Physical activity
 Hou et al. 2011 [60] 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 7
 Sen 2012 [61] 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 8
 Sen et al. 2014 [62] 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 7
 Mean (PA studies) 7.3
Cycling
 Buehler & Pucher 2012 [63] 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 5
 Dill & Carr 2003 [68] 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0a 4
 Pucher & Buehler 2006 [67] 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 6
 Rashad 2009 [64] 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 7
 Smith & Kauermann 2011 [65] 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 7
 Mean (cycling studies) 5.8
Walking
 Ryley 2008 [66] 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 4
Mean QA for all study inclusions 6
  1. aStudy reports selected findings, but not for relevant variables here