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Table 1 Study characteristics

From: Use of social network analysis methods to study professional advice and performance among healthcare providers: a systematic review

Year of publication Number Percent
 1990–2000 0 0%
 2000–2010 0 0%
 2010–2016 6 100%
Country   
 Australia 1 17%
 USA 5 83%
Type of health facility   
 Hemodialysis center 1 17%
 Hospital-based 3 50%
 Nursing home 1 17%
 Primary health care (PHC) 1 17%
Type of health professional   
 Multidisciplinary teams 4 67%
 Nursing staff 2 33%
Type of patients   
 Emergency and outpatient department patients 1 17%
 Hemodialysis patients 1 17%
 Medical-surgical unit patients 1 17%
 Nursing home patients 1 17%
 PHC patients with alcoholism 1 17%
 Renal and respiratory ward patients 1 17%
Study design   
 Experimental 1 17%
 Observational 5 83%
 Mixed methods 2 33%
 Quantitative only 4 67%
 Qualitative only 0 0%