An analysis of the contents of PEDro in the 8 January 2018 update is now available on the PEDro statistics page.
The number of reports of trials has continued to expand at an exponential rate.
During 2017 PEDro was used to answer 2,246,631 questions. This means that a new search was initiated every 14 seconds, on average, during 2017. PEDro users were from 220 countries. The five countries with the highest usage in 2017 were the Brazil (18%), United States of America (11%), Australia (9%), Spain (8%), and the Germany (4%).
Musculoskeletal and cardiothoracic physiotherapy have the largest quantity of trials, reviews and guidelines indexed on PEDro.
For all trial reports indexed on PEDro, the average total PEDro score is 5.1 (standard deviation 1.6). 36% of trial reports are of moderate to high quality, scoring ≥ 6/10 on the PEDro scale.