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Recommended by LATITUDES ROBINS-E

Study design(s) targeted by the tool Cohort studiescohort-study
Additional details on designs Cohort studies of the effect of exposures
Tool area Health
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Details

Website https://www.riskofbias.info/
Primary publication ROBINS-E Development Group (Higgins J, Morgan R, Rooney A, Taylor K, Thayer K, Silva R, Lemeris C, Akl A, Arroyave W, Bateson T, Berkman N, Demers P, Forastiere F, Glenn B, Hr├│bjartsson A, Kirrane E, LaKind J, Luben T, Lunn R, McAleenan A, McGuinness L, Meerpohl J, Mehta S, Nachman R, Obbagy J, O'Connor A, Radke E, Savovi─ç J, Schubauer-Berigan M, Schwingl P, Schunemann H, Shea B, Steenland K, Stewart T, Straif K, Tilling K, Verbeek V, Vermeulen R, Viswanathan M, Zahm S, Sterne J). Risk Of Bias In Non-randomized Studies - of Exposure (ROBINS-E). Launch version, 20 June 2023.
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Language English
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Record last updated 24/08/2023

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Key Criteria

Focuses on risk of bias, or makes a distinction between items that assess risk of bias and other aspects of study quality Yes
Offers a method to reach either a domain specific or overall assessment of risk of bias Yes
Used in at least one review that none of the tool authors were co-authors on or is an update to a previously recommended LATITUDES key tool Yes
Tool development involving a range of stakeholders from different disciplines (e.g. methodologists, statisticians, clinicians) Yes
Avoids recommending use of summary numerical quality scores Yes