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Table 2 Data extraction variables

From: Involvement of Indigenous young people in the design and evaluation of digital mental health interventions: a scoping review protocol


Description or example

  Study details

Authors, date, title, journal, volume, issue, pages, country of origin,aim/objective of study

  Description of the digital mental health resource

Purpose, technology type, target population, service type, therapeuticbasis, mode of delivery

Variables relating to processes undertaken

  Stage of development or evaluation

e.g. Predesign, early design, post first prototype, feasibility,efficacy or effectiveness trial, implementation

  Methodology used

e.g. Participatory design, phenomenology, co-design, pilot study,randomised controlled trail

  Participant demographics

e.g. Age, gender, ethnicity, languages spoken, diagnosis, role (i.e.student, patient, carer, health professional type)

  Advisory boards

e.g. Leadership team, research group, consumer group

  Data collection

Number and duration of design or evaluation sessions, sample size,sites of data collection (e.g. school, community service), methodsused (e.g. focus groups, workshops, interviews), support personnelincluded in design or evaluation processes (e.g. interpreters,support staff)

Variables relating to research best practice

  Accessible, clear and co-constructed benefits to the community or individual

    Justification for project and source

e.g. Literature, community consultation, previous formative studyor pilot

    Dissemination practices

To whom, when, platforms used

  Meaningful relationships, consultation and participation of Indigenous people within all stages of research processes

    Training or support provided to Indigenous research participants

e.g. Provision of tablet devices to test products, training in suicideprevention to aid design processes

    Indigenous involvement in stages of research

e.g. Study design, funding, implementation, analysis, dissemination

    Participant feedback on design or evaluation processes

e.g. Exit interview data, or rating scales of acceptability

    Author reflections on design or evaluation processes

Reported results, strengths, limitations and recommendations

    Research team experience in health research

Qualifications, time, reported relationships, credibility

  Respect and recognition of Indigenous knowledges and practices

    Adaptions in processes in consideration of the physical,social, economic and cultural environment of participants

e.g. Community consent processes, interpreter involvement, followinglocal cultural protocols

    Reporting and analysis which considers the physical, social,economic and cultural environment of the participants

e.g. Consideration of social determinants of health, strength-basedreporting

    Rationale of methods/methodologies used

e.g. Literature, previous research, alignment with Indigenous worldviews

    Consent processes reported

e.g. Individual, parent or collective consent, online or face to face,parties involved in consenting process (interpreter, support person)

  Indigenous self-determination and governance

    Partnerships with Indigenous corporations or communities

e.g. Memorandum of Understandings, negotiation processes,agreements reached, approvals or agreements with location-specifichealth or governance boards

    Ethics board clearances

e.g. Indigenous health research ethics committees