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Table 3 Characteristics of the identified articles from the database search

From: Impact of oncologist payment method on health care outcomes, costs, quality: a rapid review

Characteristic Number of articles
Geographic location
 Canada 2
 China 1
 Denmark 0
 Norway 0
 South Africa 0
 USA 7
Study design
 Literature review/commentary 4
 Qualitative survey/interviews 3
 Statistical analysis 3 (regression analysis)
Sampling method
 Random 0
 All who agreed to participate and were eligible 6
 Not applicable 4
Sample size
 <100 3
 100 < n < 1000 1
 >1000 2
 Not applicable 4