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Table 2 Draft search strategy

From: Barriers, supports, and effective interventions for uptake of human papillomavirus- and other vaccines within global and Canadian Indigenous peoples: a systematic review protocol

Databases: Ovid MEDLINE(R) Epub Ahdead of Print, In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations, Ovid MEDLINE(R) Daily and Ovid MEDLINE(R) 1946 to present (Feb 22, 2017)
The core search around the concepts of HPV and vaccination is as follows:
1. exp. Papillomavirus Infections/
2. exp. Vaccination/
3. (hpv or human papilloma* or vaccin* or immuniz*or immunis*).kw,tw.
4. 1 or 2 or 3
To identify studies involving Canadian indigenous populations, we applied a filter developed by health librarians at the University of Alberta [109] to identify Canadian indigenous populations to the above search.
We also ran this search against subject headings and keywords to identify studies related to selected global indigenous populations, as follows:
Databases: Ovid MEDLINE(R) Epub Ahead of Print, In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations, Ovid MEDLINE(R) Daily and Ovid MEDLINE(R) 1946 to present (Feb 22, 2017)
1. exp. Papillomavirus Infections/
2. exp. Vaccination/
3. (hpv or human papilloma* or vaccin* or immuniz* or immunis*).kf,tw.
4. 1 or 2 or 3
5. exp. american native continental ancestry group/ or exp. oceanic ancestry group/
6. exp. Health Services, Indigenous/
7. exp. United States Indian Health Service/
8. (aborigin* or Alaska* Native* or American Indian* or Amerindian* or Eskimo* or community-based participatory or indigenous or Inuit* or Maori or M├ętis or Native American* or Native Hawaiian* or native people* or tribe* or tribal or Pacific Islander* or Torres Strait Islander*).kf,tw.
9. 5 or 6 or 7 or 8
10. 4 and 9
  1. *denotes wildcard symbol in the search syntax. The wildcard broadens the search strategy by capturing the denoted word stem and all other derivatives beginning with the same letters