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Table 1 Tabulated inclusion and exclusion criteria for selecting articles for review

From: Assessing trauma care health systems in low- and middle-income countries, a protocol for a systematic literature review and narrative synthesis

  Include Exclude
Type of article Primary quantitative, qualitative or mixed method study
Literature review
Report or guideline from national or international health organisation
Case reports, academic letter, correspondence or conference proceedings
Type of conditions or care setting Trauma and injury (used interchangeably) care Mental health
Non-urgent care, primary care, elective care as the main focus of assessment
Non-trauma emergency care
Non-accidental injury in children
Disaster management
Subject of study Whole health system assessment
Assessment of health-seeking behaviour
Assessment of community perception of health care access and quality
Assessment of health system access
Assessment of health system care quality including technical and patient-centred care
Measurement of population health profiles and patterns
Research evaluating interventions, diagnostic tests, medicines or technologies
Study setting according to World Bank Income Classification 2018 Includes low- or lower middle- or upper middle-income country High-income country only