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Table 8 Table of methodological limitations of included reviews

From: Communication around HPV vaccination for adolescents in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic scoping overview of systematic reviews

Review Number of methodological limitations (criterion numbers1)
Abdullahi et al., 2016 [39] Four minor limitations (3, 4, 10, 14)
Badawy et al., 2017 [40]2 One major limitation (9). Six minor limitations (4, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14)
Ferrer et al., 2014 [41] Seven minor limitations (2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 12, 14)
Fu et al., 2014 [4] Five minor limitations (2, 3, 4, 7, 10)
Hendry et al., 2013 [42] Seven minor limitations (2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 12, 13)
Johnson et al., 2018 [43] Eight minor limitations (2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 14)
Kang et al., 2018 [44] Seven minor limitations (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10)
Kim et al., 2017 [45] Eight minor limitations (2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 13, 14)
Newman et al., 2013 [46] Eight minor limitations (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 15)
Newman et al., 2018 [47] Four minor limitations (2, 3, 4, 7)
Radisic et al., 2017 [48] Six minor limitations (2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10)
Rambout et al., 2014 [49] Five minor limitations (2, 4, 5, 7, 14)
  1. 1As numbered in Additional file 4 which lists the criteria for assessing the reliability of reviews, adapted from AMSTAR 2
  2. 2This review did not include assessments of the methodological limitations of each included study and therefore could be viewed as having a major limitation, according to our assessment tool. However, the overall results from the assessments were reported and the review was therefore included in our overview on this basis