ORBIT Matrix Generator
Step 1: Add list of review primary and secondary outcomes
Review primary outcomes
Enter a review primary outcome and then click add. Repeat this process until all review primary outcomes have been entered.
Review harm outcomes
Enter a review harm outcome and then click add. Repeat this process until all review harm outcomes have been entered.
Review secondary outcomes
Enter a review secondary outcome and then click add. Repeat this process until all review secondary outcomes have been entered.
Step 2: Add a list of the names of included studies and all other study outcomes
Enter a study name and click add. Repeat this process until all included studies have been entered.
Other study outcomes
Enter a study outcome that was reported in an included study but not listed as a review outcome. Repeat this process until all other study outcomes have been entered.
Step 3 - Filling in the matrix
The default setting ( ) is that the study did not report the outcome but it is not clear whether the outcome was measured or not.
You change the setting to either full reporting ( ), partial reporting
( ) or not measured ( ), by clicking on the cross once for full reporting, twice for
partial reporting and three times for not measured. Clicking on it again, reverts to not reported ( ).
Please refer to our website for definitions of full/partial and no reporting. To remove a study or outcome from the matrix hover the mouse over the item to be removed and click the left mouse button.
(author, date of publication)
Step 4: Export or share / save matrix
Exporting to Word
To copy this matrix into a Word document:
- Click the "Select Matrix" button above and press Ctrl + C
- Place the cursor at the location within your Word document you would like to place the matrix and press Ctrl + P
- Note: Older browsers may not select the matrix on clicking the button - in this case please manually select the matrix
Exporting as Image
To copy this matrix into an image file (png):
- Click the 'Save as Image' button above
- Save the image file to your computer
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