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Table 2 Quality assessment of manuscripts identified through the literature review process BIBU

From: The prevalence and nature of the use of preconception services by women with chronic health conditions: an integrative review

  Dimensions for quality assessment Lavender et al.[58] Case et al.[52] Murphy et al.[60] Diabetes & Pregnancy Group[64] McCorry et al.[59] Tripathi et al.[61] Zhu et al.[63] Mittal et al.[57] Chuang et al.[53] Kallas-Koeman et al.[56] Kim et al.[55] Sapiano et al.[65] Griffiths et al.[54] King and Wellard[62]
Methodology Representative sampling strategy   x     x   x    x    
Sample size x x x    x    x x    x  
Response/participation rate >75%       x      x    
Low retrospective measurement bias   x    x x x   x x   x x  
Reporting of participant characteristics Pregnancy status x x x x x x x x x x    x  
Age x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Ethnicity x x x    x   x x   x    
Indicator of socioeconomic status   x   x    x   x   x    
Duration of chronic health condition x   x x x      x x    
Preconception services examined Preconception clinical care delivery x   x x x x x   x x x x x x
Health promotion and patient education x x x x x    x x   x x x x
Total quality score 7 8 7 6 6 8 5 5 8 6 8 4 6 3
  1. Sample size defined in quantitative studies as >500 or with a determined statistical power of >80% and in qualitative studies as >15 or reported thematic saturation.