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PRISMA-Equity

The PRISMA-Equity extension was published in 2012. It provides guidance for reporting equity-focused systematic reviews in order to help reviewers identify, extract, and synthesize evidence on equity in systematic reviews. Health inequity is defined as unfair and avoidable differences in health.

Statement paper:

Welch V, Petticrew M, Tugwell P, Moher D, O'Neill J, Waters E, et al. (2012) PRISMA-Equity 2012 Extension: Reporting Guidelines for Systematic Reviews with a Focus on Health Equity. PLoS Med 9(10): e1001333. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001333

Explanation and Elaboration:

Welch V, Petticrew M, Petkovic J, Moher D, Waters E, White H, et al. Extending the PRISMA Statement to Equity-Focused Systematic Reviews (PRISMA-E 2012): Explanation and elaboration. J Clin Epidemiol. Elsevier; 2015 Sep 10; doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.09.001

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