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Table 1 Search terms to identify the literature

From: Targeted faith-based and faith-placed interventions for noncommunicable disease prevention and control in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol

PICO elements Indexed search terms (Emtree) Free text words (not limited to) Search strategy
P (patient or population) Noncommunicable diseases [MeSH] (((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((Noncommunicable) OR Noncommunicable Disease) OR Noncommunicable Disease) OR Noncommunicable) OR NCD) OR Chronic disease) OR Risk Factors) OR Cancer) OR Cardiovascular disease) OR CVD) OR "CVD risk") OR hypertension) OR lifestyle factors) OR NCDs) OR Cardiovascular diseases) OR raised blood pressure) OR diabetes) OR "diabetes mellitus") OR cholesterol) OR cholestrolemia) OR cholesterolemia) OR raised cholesterol) OR high triglycerides) OR triglycerides) OR Body Mass Index) OR BMI) OR Raised BMI") OR "Raised BMI") OR Overweight) OR obesity) OR obese) OR waist circumference) OR exp alcohol drinking/) OR exp drinking/) OR tobacco) OR "tobacco smoke") OR diet*) OR nutrition) OR exp food habits) OR fruit) OR fruits) OR ("fruits and vegetables")) OR vegetables) OR vegetable consumption) OR vegetable intake) OR vegetable intake) OR low intake) OR "5 a day") OR "Five a day") OR "less than five servings") OR "physical inactivity") OR "exercise") OR " regular exercise") OR exp smoking/) OR smoking behaviour) OR "alcohol") OR alcohol consumption) OR exp stress/) OR running) OR jogging) OR walking) OR walk*) OR junk food) OR "fast food" Non-communicable diseases [MeSH] OR (((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((Non communicable) OR Non communicable isease) OR Noncommunicable Disease) OR Noncommunicable) OR NCD) OR Chronic disease) OR Risk Factors) OR Cancer) OR Cardiovascular disease) OR CVD) OR "CVD risk") OR hypertension) OR life style factors) OR NCDs) OR Cardiovascular diseases) OR raised blood pressure) OR diabetes) OR "diabetes mellitus") OR cholesterol) OR cholestrolemia) OR cholesterolemia) OR raised cholesterol) OR high triglycerides) OR triglycerides) OR Body Mass Index) OR BMI) OR " Raised BMI") OR "Raised BMI") OR Overweight) OR obesity) OR obese) OR waist circumference) OR exp alcohol drinking/) OR exp drinking/) OR tobacco) OR "tobacco smoke") OR diet*) OR nutrition) OR exp food habits) OR fruit) OR fruits) OR ("fruits and vegetables")) OR vegetables) OR vegetable consumption) OR vegetable intake) OR vegetable intake) OR low intake) OR "5 a day") OR "Five a day") OR "less than five servings") OR "physical inactivity") OR "exercise") OR " regular exercise") OR exp smoking/) OR smoking behaviour) OR "alcohol") OR alcohol consumption) OR exp stress/) OR running) OR jogging) OR walking) OR walk*) OR junk food) OR "fast food"
Boolean    AND
I (Intervention setting) Faith (MeSH) Faith-based organi*ation* OR faith-based organi*ation* OR religion* OR church* OR mosque OR spiritual* Faith [MeSH]
OR faith-based organi*ation* OR faith based organi*ation* OR
religion* OR church* OR mosque*
Boolean    AND
C (Comparison)/determinants No MeSH term used No intervention OR routine care OR delayed intervention OR material OR print material OR education No intervention[Text Word] OR routine care[Text Word] OR delayed intervention[Text Word] OR material[Text Word] OR print material[Text Word] OR education[Text Word]
Boolean    AND
O (primary outcome)   Blood pressure OR blood sugar OR lipid profiles OR fat intake physical activity, dietary intake, fruit intake or vegetable intake or fruit and vegetable intake OR anthropometric measures OR weight OR BMI OR body mass index OR tobacco use OR alcohol consumption OR screening rate OR physical activity OR metabolic equivalents OR five servings OR treatment adherence OR utilization (("blood pressure"[Text Word] OR "blood sugar"[Text Word] OR "lipid profiles"[Text Word] OR (("fat"[All Fields] AND ("intake"[All Fields] OR "intake s"[All Fields] OR "intakes"[All Fields]) AND ("exercise"[MeSH Terms] OR "exercise"[All Fields] OR ("physical"[All Fields] AND "activity"[All Fields]) OR "physical activity"[All Fields]) AND ("diet"[MeSH Terms] OR "diet"[All Fields] OR "dietary"[All Fields] OR "dietaries"[All Fields]) AND ("intake"[All Fields] OR "intake s"[All Fields] OR "intakes"[All Fields])) AND "fruit intake"[Text Word]) OR "vegetable intake"[Text Word] OR "fruit"[Text Word]) AND "vegetable intake"[Text Word]) OR "anthropometric measures"[Text Word] OR "weight"[Text Word] OR "BMI"[Text Word] OR "body mass index"[Text Word] OR "tobacco use"[Text Word] OR "alcohol consumption"[Text Word] OR "screening rate"[Text Word] OR "physical activity"[Text Word] OR "metabolic equivalents"[Text Word] OR "five servings"[Text Word] OR "treatment adherence"[Text Word] OR "utilization"[Text Word] OR ("kcal"[Text Word] OR "cancer control"[Text Word] OR "score"[Text Word])
Boolean    AND
S (Study design) RCT (MeSH) (((((((((((((((randomized controlled trial[Publication Type]) OR "randomized controlled trial"[Publication Type]) OR randomized[Text Word]) OR randomizes[Text Word]) OR random*[Text Word]) OR intervention[Text Word]) OR interventions[Text Word]) OR cluster randomization) OR cluster randomization) OR cluster randomized) OR group randomized trial) OR "group randomized") OR "group randomized") OR control) OR controlled) OR controlled trial RCT [MeSH] OR (((((((((((((((randomized controlled trial[Publication Type]) OR "randomized controlled trial"[Publication Type]) OR randomized[Text Word]) OR randomizes[Text Word]) OR random*[Text Word]) OR intervention[Text Word]) OR interventions[Text Word]) OR cluster randomization) OR cluster randomization) OR cluster randomized) OR group randomized trial) OR "group randomized") OR "group randomized") OR control) OR controlled) OR controlled trial
Boolean    AND
Country LMIC (MeSH) “Country name” OR developing countr* OR less developed
countr* OR “low-income countr
LMIC [MeSH] OR developing countr* OR less developed
countr* OR “low-income countr