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Table 2 Details of quality evaluation via the Newcastle–Ottawa Scale

From: Triglyceride–glucose index and the incidence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases: a meta-analysis of cohort studies

Study Representativeness of the exposed cohort Selection of the non-exposed cohort Ascertainment of exposure Outcome not present at baseline Control for age Control for other confounding factors Assessment of outcome Sufficient follow-up duration Adequacy of follow-up of cohorts Total
Sanchez-Inigo [19] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
Salazar [20] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
Su [21] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
Li [18] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
Hong [23] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
Park [24] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
Barzegar [22] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
Tian [25] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9