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Table 5 Coleman methodology score (CMS): mean, SD, range, and median values for each component element of CMS

From: Effectiveness of diluted povidone-iodine lavage for preventing periprosthetic joint infection: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis

Components of CMS Mean SD Range Median
Study size (10) 9.25 1.39 7 10 10
Mean duration of follow-up (5) 3.88 1.55 2 5 5
Number of different surgical procedures included in each reported outcome (10) 4.63 5.04 0 10 3.5
Type of study (15) 1.88 5 0 15 0
Diagnostic certainty (5) 1.88 1.55 0 3 3
Description of surgical procedure (5) 4.29 3.45 0 10 5
Description of postoperative prophylaxis (10) 6.88 3.72 0 10 7.5
Outcome measures (10) 7.25 3.28 0 10 7
Outcome assessment (15) 11.00 5.24 3 15 13
Selection process (15) 7.88 4.19 0 13 10
Total 58.25 17.23 35 80 60