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Table 2 Report characteristics

From: Evaluative reports on medical malpractice policies in obstetrics: a rapid scoping review

Item (n = 14) Count Percent (%)
Year of publication 2004–2007 5 36
2008–2011 5 36
2012–2015 4 29
Country of publication USA 12 86
Canada 1 7
UK 1 7
Document type Research study 12 86
Review of models 2 14
Strategy typea No-fault approach 2 12
Patient safety initiatives 4 24
Communication and resolution 2 12
Caps of compensation and attorney fees 6 35
Alternative payment system and liabilities 2 12
Limitations on litigation 1 6
  1. aSome documents reported on more than one strategy