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Table 1 PICOS framework for determination of eligibility of review question

From: Barriers and facilitators of access to maternal services for women with disabilities: scoping review protocol

Criteria Determinants
Population The population of this study will be women with disabilities (that is, visual, hearing, mental and physical impairment) who are seeking maternal health care services (antenatal, perinatal and immediate post-partum).
Intervention Access to maternal health care services (antenatal, perinatal and immediate post-partum)
Comparison Women without disabilities
Outcomes Access to maternal health care services
Study setting Sub-Saharan Africa
While the review focuses mainly on studies from Sub-Saharan Africa, due to the paucity of literature on access to maternal services for women with disabilities in this region, the setting has been opened to include studies from all over the world.