|Comparison||Weighted event rates||RRR (95% CI)||NNT (CI)|
|*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.|
|Stockings v no other prophylaxis||12.3% v 26.5%||57% (35 to 71)||8 (5 to 14)|
|Stockings plus prophylaxis v prophylaxis alone||4.9% v 14.7%||71% (53 to 82)||11 (8 to 16)|
Review: graduated compression stockings prevent deep venous thrombosis in patients who are in hospital
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