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Table 3 Inclusion/exclusion criteria

From: The informed consent process in health research with under-served populations: a realist review protocol

Inclusion criteria

- Quantitative and qualitative studies, grey literature, websites, stakeholder recommendations (e.g. reports, conference papers).

- The search will be limited to a 15-year publication period (2005–2020) to provide a large enough overview of relevant literature.

- All studies that report on experiences and decision-making involved in the

- informed consent process in under-served populations will be included.

- Any source of data that is deemed relevant by the stakeholder group.

- Literature that explores the concept and practice of informed consent.

Exclusion criteria

- Studies or sources of data that are not relevant to the informed consent process in health research in relation to under-represented populations.