Table 3

GRADE evidence profile

Factors that may decrease quality of evidenceTest property (95% limits of agreement)Quality of evidence (GRADE)
Test resultStudy designRisk of biasDirectnessConsistencyPrecisionPublication bias
Point estimate with LoA, overallCross-sectional design, 37 studies, 5026 participants (⊕⊕⊕⊕)00−100Pooled difference
−0.19°C (−1.16°C to 0.77°C)
⊕⊕⊕O
  • LoA, limits of agreement.