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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria for a systematic literature review investigating the impact of seasonal and meteorological parameters on acute respiratory infection (ARI) in Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples

From: A protocol for a systematic literature review: comparing the impact of seasonal and meteorological parameters on acute respiratory infections in Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples

Inclusion Exclusion
The study is a primary epidemiological observational study design (cross-sectional, case-control, cohort, or ecological studies) The study is an experiment (i.e., interventional), review, commentary, editorial, mathematical model, or other non-primary research
The research report exceeds 500 words The research report is less than 500 words
The study’s population includes both Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples The study’s population includes only Indigenous or only non-Indigenous peoples
The study’s outcome is the association between ARI and seasonal or meteorological parameters The study’s outcome is something other than the association between ARI and seasonal or meteorological parameters
The study provides sufficient epidemiological data to investigate the question of interest (i.e., two models representing the Indigenous and non-Indigenous strata separately with the same seasonal or meteorological parameter in both models, producing two measures of association for which the ratio of odds ratios (ROR) can be calculated, or (ii) a model for an ARI outcome that includes indigeneity and seasonal or meteorological parameter(s) as independent variables from which further calculations can be made) The study provides insufficient information to investigate the question of interest
The study presents unique results which have not been previously published, or is the most recent and comprehensive analysis of the data. The study which duplicates the results of a previous study
  1. ARI acute respiratory infection