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Table 2 Distribution of sector-specific articles

From: What do we know about the needs and challenges of health systems? A scoping review of the international literature

Health sectors n. %
Acute care 1 0.8
Addiction 1 0.8
Cancer care 7 5.5
Community clinics 3 2.3
Dental health 7 5.5
Disaster medicine 1 0.8
Home care and long-term care 6 4.7
Infectious diseases 15 11.7
Maternal and infant health 10 7.8
Mental health 33 25.8
Non-communicable diseases 12 9.4
Palliative and end of life care 3 2.3
Pediatrics 2 1.6
Primary healthcare 14 10.9
Public health 9 7.0
Sexual and reproductive health 3 2.3
Rehabilitation 1 0.8
Total 128 100
  1. Since the articles could address more than one health sector, the sum of health sectors (n = 128) is higher than the number of sector-specific articles (n = 117)