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Table 3 Focus of review

From: Stakeholder involvement in systematic reviews: a scoping review

  Total Patients/carers included No patients/carers included Unclear
Research 29 10.0% 16 55.2% 7 24.1% 6 20.7%
XXI Factors influencing health status and contact with health services 28 9.6% 9 32.1% 15 53.6% 4 14.3%
V Mental and behavioural disorders 25 8.6% 12 48.0% 4 16.0% 9 36.0%
II Neoplasms 20 6.9% 7 35.0% 7 35.0% 6 30.0%
ICHI Medical and surgical intervention 20 6.9% 1 5.0% 12 60.0% 7 35.0%
XIII Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 18 6.2% 6 33.3% 10 55.6% 2 11.1%
I Certain infectious and parasitic diseases 16 5.5% 4 25.0% 10 62.5% 2 12.5%
ICHI Public health intervention 15 5.2% 3 20.0% 8 53.3% 4 26.7%
XI Diseases of the digestive system 14 4.8% 0 0.0% 6 42.9% 8 57.1%
X Diseases of the respiratory system 13 4.5% 2 15.4% 8 61.5% 3 23.1%
IV Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases 12 4.1% 1 8.3% 6 50.0% 5 41.7%
IX Diseases of the circulatory system 12 4.1% 2 16.7% 4 33.3% 6 50.0%
XII Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue 8 2.7% 3 37.5% 4 50.0% 1 12.5%
XIV Diseases of the genitourinary system 8 2.7% 3 37.5% 3 37.5% 2 25.0%
XV Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium 8 2.7% 4 50.0% 2 25.0% 2 25.0%
XIX Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes 7 2.4% 0 0.0% 3 42.9% 4 57.1%
VI Diseases of the nervous system 5 1.7% 2 40.0% 2 40.0% 1 20.0%
Categories with < 5 papers* 14 4.8% 7 50.0% 1 7.1% 6 42.9%
Other (unable to categorise) 19 6.5% 6 31.6% 7 36.8% 6 31.6%
  1. Note: no papers were categorised as XVI Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period; XVIII Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
  2. *III Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism; VII Diseases of the eye and adnexa; VIII Diseases of the ear and mastoid process; XVII Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities; XX External causes of morbidity and mortality; ICHI Functioning intervention