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Table 6 Percentages of systematic mixed studies reviews among the 12 synthesis strategies (n = 459)

From: Convergent and sequential synthesis designs: implications for conducting and reporting systematic reviews of qualitative and quantitative evidence

  Sequence and integration  
Synthesis Convergent synthesis design Sequential synthesis design Total
Data-based Results-based Parallel-results
Qualitative 69.5% 6.3% 12.0% 2.6% 90.4%
Quantitative 0.2% 0% 0% 0% 0.2%
Mixed 0% 2.2% 5.2% 2.0% 9.4%
Total 69.7% 8.5% 17.2% 4.6% 100%