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Table 1 Search strategy

From: Adherence to self-care behaviours and associated barriers in type 2 diabetes patients of low-and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol

Searches  
1 diabetes mellitus.mp. or Diabetes Mellitus/
2 Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2/or Diabetes Mellitus, or diabetes mellitus type 2.mp.
3 (non insulin*dep* or noninsulin*dep*).mp. [mp = title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier]
4 1 or 2 or 3
5 self-care.mp. or Self Care/
6 self-manage*.mp. or Patient Education as Topic/
7 self-care behaviours.mp.
8 5 or 6 or 7
9 diet.mp. or Diet/
10 Food Habits/or dietary habit*.mp.
11 nutrition.mp.
12 9 or 10 or 11
13 exercise.mp. or Exercise/
14 physical activity.mp.
15 13 or 14
16 Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring/
17 Self Care/or blood glucose testing.mp.
18 16 or 17
19 Self Care/or foot care.mp.
20 Patient Compliance/or medication taking.mp. or Self Administration/or Medication Adherence/
21 adherence.mp.
22 20 or 21
23 barrier.mp.
24 Health Services Accessibility/or Health Personnel/or patient barrier.mp. or “Attitude of Health Personnel”/
25 23 or 24
26 Developing Countries/or Socioeconomic Factors/or Low-income countries.mp.
27 Developing Countries/or middle-income countries.mp.
28 26 or 27
29 4 or 8 or 12 or 15 or 18 or 19 or 22 or 28
30 25 and 29
31 limit to (english language and yr = “1990 -Current” and “all adult (19 plus years)”)
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