Table 2

Data quality assessment

AuthorsClear statement of the aims of the research?Is a qualitative or mixed methodology appropriate?Was the research strategy appropriate to address the aims of the research?Was the recruitment/sampling strategy appropriate to the aims of the research?Were the data collected in a way that addressed the research issue?Has the relationship between the researcher and participants been adequately considered?Have ethical issues been taken into consideration?Was the data analysis sufficiently rigorous?Is there a clear statement of findings?Is the research valuable?
Adams et al 33
(qualitative)

Not reported
Alemnji et al 37
Not reported

Not reported
Andrinopoulos et al 46
(survey)

Not reported

Not reported
Andrinopoulos et al 46
Barrow and Barrow21
Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable
Bourne and Charles34
Chapin-Bardales et al 23
Not reported

Not reported
Conserve et al 22
Not applicable

Not applicable
Duke et al 40
Not applicable

Not applicable
Esperance et al 42
Not applicable
Figueroa et al 28
Not reported
Figueroa et al 27
Not reported
Fleming et al 24
Giguere et al 47
Not reported

Not reported
Hiner et al 41
Ivers et al 26
Not reported
Johnson and Cheng25
Not applicable

Not reported
Logie et al 30
Not reported
Logie et al 32
Logie et al 29
Martin et al 39
Not reported

Not reported
Mungrue et al 38
Not reported
Myers et al 43
Not reported

Not reported
Orne-Gliemann et al 36
Not reported
Rodriguez-Diaz and Andrinopoulos, 44
Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable
Tossas-Milligan et al 31
Not reported

Not reported
Zack et al 45
Not reported

Not reported