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Table 3 Distribution of population-specific articles

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

Target populations n. %
Children and adolescents 15 15.3
Elderly people 18 18.4
Immigrants and refugees 9 9.2
Low socioeconomic status populations 7 7.1
People with chronic diseases 3 3.1
Groups with specific health issues 11 11.2
Poor urban, rural and remote areas 16 16.3
Post war and disaster areas 2 2.0
Visible and ethnic minorities 15 15.3
Women 2 2.0
Total 98 100
  1. Since the articles could refer to more than one target population, the number of populations (n = 98) is higher than the number of population-specific articles (n = 78)