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Table 3 PEDro criteria and summary of quality assessment scores of Included studies (n = 8)

From: The effectiveness of physiotherapy treatment on balance dysfunction and postural instability in persons with Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Criteria (Ashburn et al., 2007) [7] (Smania et al., 2010) [8] (Protas et al., 2005) [24] (Schlenstedt et al., 2015) [27] (Conradsson et al., 2015) [25] (Shen and Mak, 2014) [29] (Allen et al., 2010) [26] (Cakit et al., 2007) [28]
Eligibility criteria
Random allocation 1 Block 1 block 1 1 1 1 1 1
Allocation concealed 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Baseline similarity 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Patient blinding 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Therapist blinding 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Assessor blinding 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1
<15 % drop outs 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0
ITT analysis 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0
Between group comparison reported 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Post intervention point & variability measures 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total 8/10 8/10 8/10 6/10 8/10 5/10 8/10 5/10