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Table 5 Descriptive themes generated from opinion evidence

From: Wheelchair interventions, services and provision for disabled children: a mixed-method systematic review and conceptual framework

Descriptive themes Examples
Wheelchair services Providers, repair and maintenance
Environmental factors Home, public and school environment
Chair characteristics Size, weight and usability
Individual ability Health, physical and developmental readiness
Family factors Attitude, support and finances
Safety of use Build quality, accidents and safe use
Learning to use wheelchair Learning mobility and wheelchair safety
Social factors Socialisation, participation and others’ attitudes
Quality of Life Self-esteem, confidence and well-being
Physical factors Comfort, support and positioning
Independence Freedom and independent movement
Developmental impact Attaining milestones