Table 2

Newcastle-Ottawa score and funding source for included cohort studies

StudyRepresentativeness of the exposed cohortSelection of the non-exposed cohortAscertainment of exposureDemonstration that outcome of interest was not present at start of studyComparability of cohorts on the basis of the design or analysisAssessment of outcomeWas follow-up long enough for outcomes to occur?Total scoreFunding source
Borut Jug2511111117No description
Carmo4411110NANA4No description
Fitzsimons26 271111011*No description
Martens2011111117Vifor Pharma
  • NA, not available.