TABLEĀ 3:

Risk-of-bias judgements made in the 18 placebo-controlled RCTs

TrialI. Sequence generationII. Allocation concealmentIIIA. Blinding: personnelIIIB. Blinding: outcome assessorsIV. Complete outcome dataV. Outcome reportingVI. Free of other bias (excl. funding)Number of domains for which Cochrane criteria fulfilledRisk of bias (excluding assessment of vested interest)Trial with reliable evidence
YUN
Individualised homeopathy/treatment
A01YYYYYYY700LowYes
A02YUNNYYU322HighNo
Non-individualised homeopathy/treatment
A05UUYYUNN232HighNo
A09UUYYYYN421HighNo
A04YYYYYYU610UnclearYes
A11NNYYYYN403HighNo
A06NNYUNYU223HighNo
A28UUNUUYU151HighNo
A03UUUUNNN043HighNo
A08YUYYUYY520UnclearNo
A10UNUUYYY331HighNo
A07YUYYUYY520UnclearNo
Non-individualised homeopathy/prophylaxis
A23NNYYYYY502HighNo
A24YUYYYYY610UnclearYes
A26UUYYUYY430UnclearNo
A22YUNNUYN223HighNo
A25UUNUUYU151HighNo
A27UUYYYYY520UnclearNo
  • Criteria fulfilled for domains Y Yes, U Unclear, N No