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Table 3 Study quality assessment

From: A systematic review of active transportation research in Africa and the psychometric properties of measurement tools for children and youth

Author (year) Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 Q10 Total score
1. a) Quantitative African studies (mean) 1 1 0.75 0.81 0.94 0.40 0.25 0.13 0.81 0 6.06/10
Aandstad [45] 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5/10
Bovet [27] 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 8/10
Croteau [38] 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 6/10
Gibson [39] 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 6/10
Guthold [6] 1 1 1 1 1 N/A 1 1 1 0 8/9
Hampshire [46] 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5/10
Larsen [40] 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5/10
Lennox [43] 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4/10
Muthuri [41] 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 7/10
Ojiambo [9] 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 7/10
Ojiambo [42] 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5/10
Onywera [10] 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 7/10
Oyeyemi [29] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 8/10
Peltzer [28] 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 6/10
Taleb [37] 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5/10
Walker [44] 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5/10
1. b) Qualitative African studies 1 1 0.25 1 N/A N/A 0 0 N/A 0 3.25/7
Porter [33] 1 1 1 1 N/A N/A 0 0 0 N/A 4/7
Porter [34] 1 1 0 1 N/A N/A 0 0 0 N/A 3/7
Porter [35] 1 1 0 1 N/A N/A 0 0 0 N/A 3/7
Porter [36] 1 1 0 1 N/A N/A 0 0 0 N/A 3/7
2. Psychometric studies (mean) 1 0.95 0.74 1 0.53 0.26 0 0 1 0.89 6.37/10
Bere [48] 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 7/10
Brug [49] 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 7/10
de Wit [50] 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 6/10
Ducheyne [51] 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5/10
Evenson [52] 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 7/10
Evenson [53] 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 7/10
Heelan [54] 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 6/10
Hermoso [55] 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5/10
Kelly [56] 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 6/10
Larouche [57] 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 7/10
McDonald [58] 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 7/10
Mendoza [59] 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 6/10
Murtagh [13] 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 6/10
Oyeyemi [29] 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5/10
Philippaerts [60] 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 6/10
Rodriguez [61] 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 7/10
Rosenberg [62] 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 7/10
Singh [63] 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 6/10
Suminski [64] 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 8/10
  1. Note: study quality was assessed with a modified version of the Downs and Black [30] checklist, as detailed in Table 1. The Q1 to Q10 columns refer to the questions listed in Table 1. †The quality assessment was based on the information provided in the article, rather than the test-retest reliability coefficient obtained by personal communication.