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Table 1 Summary of the strength of recommendation and evidence

From: Clinical practice guideline for renal rehabilitation: systematic reviews and recommendations of exercise therapies in patients with kidney diseases

Strength of recommendation
1 Strongly recommended
2 Weakly recommended (suggested)
Strength of evidence (the overall strength of evidence across outcomes)
A Strongly confident of the estimate of effect (strong)
B Moderately confident of the estimate of effect (moderate)
C Limited confidence of the estimate of effect (weak)
D Very little confident of the estimate of effect (very weak)