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Table 1 Quality of the included cohort studies (The Newcastle-Ottawa Scale)

From: Timing of norepinephrine initiation in patients with septic shock: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study Selection Comparability Outcome  
Representativeness of the exposed cohort Selection of the non-exposed cohort Ascertainment of exposure Demonstration that outcome of interest was not present at the start of the study Comparability of cohorts on the basis of the design or analysis Assessment of outcome Was follow-up long enough for outcomes to occur Adequacy of follow-up of cohorts Total score
Bai et al. 2014 [24] 9
Colon Hidalgo et al. 2020 [25] 9
Ospina-Tascón et al. 2020 [26] 9