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Table 3 Quality rating of the modeling studies based on three best practice recommendations from ISPOR

From: Global strategies and effectiveness for COVID-19 prevention through contact tracing, screening, quarantine, and isolation: a systematic review

Author and year Was the model a dynamic (transmission) model? Did the authors conduct uncertainty analyses on key assumptions that may have had an impact of the conclusions? Do the results provide estimates of the change in the burden of infection due to the intervention? Quality
Xiuli 2020 [23] Unclear Yes Unclear Major concerns
Adam 2020 [24] Yes Yes Yes No concerns to minor concerns
Tang 2020 [25] Yes Yes Yes No concerns to minor concerns
Rocklöv 2020 [26] Yes Yes Yes No concerns to minor concerns
Zhao 2020 [27] Unclear Yes Yes Moderate concerns
Ferguson 2020 Yes Yes Yes No concerns to minor concerns
Yang 2020 [29] Yes Yes Yes No concerns to minor concerns
Peak 2020 [30] Yes Yes Yes No concerns to minor concerns
Tang 2020 [31] Yes Yes Yes No concerns to minor concerns
Hou 2020 [32] Yes Yes Yes No concerns to minor concerns
Hellewell 2020 [33] Yes Yes Yes No concerns to minor concerns
Gostic 2020 [34] Unclear Yes Yes Moderate concerns
Mirjam 2020 Unclear No Unclear Major concerns