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Table 1 GRADE Assessment

From: Comparative efficacy of pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments for chronic idiopathic constipation in China: a Bayesian network meta-analysis

Outcomes

Certainty on the evidence

Classification

Intervention

SUCRA

GRADE assessment

Primary outcome

High Certainty

(High to Moderate quality evidence)

None

Moderate Certainty

(High to Low or Moderate to Low quality evidence)

Group 1

Amongst the best interventions

None

Group 2

Inferior to the best interventions

PB + MP

79%

Moderate to Low

PP

70%

High to Low

EA

68%

High to Low

Low Certainty

(High to Very low or Moderate to Very low or Low to Very low quality evidence)

Group 1

Amongst the best interventions

None

Group 2

Inferior to the best interventions

IF+PP

72%

Moderate to Very low

CHD

70%

Low to Very low

MP + CHD

68%

Low to Very low

Spontaneous bowel movements count

High Certainty

(High to Moderate quality evidence)

None

Moderate Certainty

(High to Low or Moderate to Low quality evidence)

Group 1

Amongst the best interventions

CSBS

90%

High to Low

RT

81%

High to Low

Group 2

Inferior to the best interventions

None

Low Certainty

(High to Very low or Moderate to Very low or Low to Very low quality evidence)

Group 1

Amongst the best interventions

CHD

80%

Moderate to Very low

Group 2

Inferior to the best interventions

SL

69%

High to Very low

LT + PB

69%

Low to Very low

Bristol score

High Certainty

(High to Moderate quality evidence)

Group 1

Amongst the best interventions

None

Group 2

Inferior to the best interventions

PEG

78%

High to Moderate

Moderate Certainty

(High to Low or Moderate to Low quality evidence)

Group 1

Amongst the best interventions

LT + PB

80%

Moderate to Low

Group 2

Inferior to the best interventions

None

Low Certainty

(High to Very low or Moderate to Very low or Low to Very low quality evidence)

Group 1

Amongst the best interventions

None

Group 2

Inferior to the best interventions

ACE

77%

High to Very low

CHD

70%

High to Very low