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One moderate-quality systematic review identiﬁed evidence of low quality on the effectiveness of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention approaches. The results of the individual studies in the review did not allow for the formulation of clear conclusions regarding the beneﬁts of these approaches. • One high-quality systematic review identiﬁed low-quality evidence on the effectiveness of universal and indicated prevention approaches. The evidence did not allow for the formulation of clear conclusions regarding the beneﬁts of these approaches.
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3. The primary reasons for excluding studies from the overview were: • • • • • The study was not a systematic review (n = 11). The full text of the study was not retrieved (n = 3). The study was primary research (n = 2). The study topic was not prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of FASD (n = 2). The study did not report measurable data for the analysis and synthesis of the results (n = 2). B. 3 Flow-diagram for study retrieval and selection for the overview. 1 Characteristics of Systematic Reviews Included in the Overview Eight reports of systematic reviews [22–29] met the selection criteria.