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Table 2 The number of studies implicitly or explicitly addressing screening workload problems (n= 44)

From: Using text mining for study identification in systematic reviews: a systematic review of current approaches

Workload reduction approach

Number of studies

Reducing number needed to screen

30

Text mining as a second screener

6

Increasing the rate (speed) of screening

7

Improving workflow through screening prioritisation

12

  1. Note. Some studies adopted more than one approach to workload reduction, so column total is greater than 44 studies.