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Table 1 Quality of systematic reviews based on the 11 item AMSTAR checklist

From: Sustainable solutions to mitigate occupational heat strain – an umbrella review of physiological effects and global health perspectives

Article Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 Q10 Q11 Total score
Daanen 2018 [64] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11
Chalmers 2014 [65] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11
Jones 2012 [66] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11
Holland 2017 [67] 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
McCartney 2017 [68] 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
Tyler 2016 [69] 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
Goodman 2019 [70] 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 9
Tomes 2017 [71] 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 9
Ruddock 2017 [72] 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
Chan 2015 [73] 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 9
Ranalli 2010 [74] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 9
Douzi 2019 [75] 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 8
Heffernan 2019 [76] 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 8
Jeffries 2019 [77] 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 8
Rahimi 2019 [78] 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 8
Choo 2018 [79] 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 8
Best 2018 [80] 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 8
Brearley 2015 [81] 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 8
Born 2013 [82] 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 8
McEntire 2013 [83] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 8
Burdon 2012 [84] 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 8
Goulet 2011 [85] 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 8
Vandenbogaerde 2011 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
Burdon 2010 [86] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 8
Stearns 2010 [87] 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 8
McDermott 2009 [88] 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 8
Bongers 2015 [89] 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 7
Tyler 2015 [90] 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 7
Adams 2014 [91] 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 7
Wegmann 2012 [92] 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 7
Alhadad 2019 [93] 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 6
Martin 2019 [94] 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 6
Junge 2016 [95] 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 6
Walker 2016 [96] 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 6
Ross 2013 [97] 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 6
Wittbrodt 2018 [98] 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 5
Watson 2019 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Heathcote 2018 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Roberge 2011 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
  1. AMSTAR Assessment of multiple systematic reviews [99]. Q1 Was an a priori design provided? Q2 Was there duplicate study selection and data extraction? Q3 Was a comprehensive literature search performed? Q4 Did the search cover unpublished literature? Q5 Was a list of included and excluded studies provided? Q6 Were the characteristics of the included studies provided? Q8 Was the scientific quality used appropriately in formulating conclusions? Q9 Were the methods used to combine findings of studies appropriate? Q10 Was the likelihood of publication bias assessed? Q11 Were potential conflicts of interest listed?