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Table 3 Inclusion and exclusion criteria of the study

From: Mapping the prevalence of the neglected sexual side effects after prostate cancer treatment and the questionnaires used in their screening: a scoping review protocol

The inclusion criteria The exclusion criteria
Only primary studies that present evidence on the following: • Review articles
• The prevalence of NSSE after early stage PCa treatment • Non-peer reviewed articles (e.g. books, magazines, policy briefs)
• The use of questionnaires to screen for the prevalence of NSSE after early stage PCa treatment • Commentaries, editorials, programme evaluations and letters
• Publications on sexual dysfunction not relating to the prevalence and the use of questionnaires to screen for NSSE after early PCa treatment
• Original studies available in English and published between 1 January 2009‑31 December 2019
• Studies outside the period of interest and studies not available in English