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Table 3 Scores of qualitative studies

From: Determinants of the quality of care relationships in long-term care - a systematic review

Author (year) Total score (1.1–1.4) Screening questions Qualitative questions
Are there clear qualitative and quantitative research questions (or objectives*), or a clear mixed methods question? Does the collected data allow the research question to be addressed? 1.1. Are the sources of qualitative data relevant for addressing the research question? 1.2. Is the process for analysing qualitative data relevant for addressing the research question? 1.3. Is appropriate consideration given to how the findings relate to the context in which the data was collected? 1.4. Is appropriate consideration given to how the findings relate to the researchers’ influence through their interactions with participants?
Abma et al. (2009) ** Yes Yes Can’t tell Yes Yes No
Ahlström & Wadensten (2009) ** Yes Yes Can’t tell Yes Yes No
Andersen & Spiers (2016) *** Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Bäck-Pettersson et al. (2014) *** Yes Yes Can’t tell yes yes Yes
Bangerter et al. (2016) ** Yes Yes Can’t tell Yes Yes No
Berggren & Gunnarsson (2010) **** Yes Yes yes yes yes Yes
Bourgeault et al. (2010) **** Yes Yes Yes yes yes Yes
Broer et al. (2010) ** Yes Yes Can’t tell Yes Yes No
Cook & Brown-Wilson (2010) Yes Yes can’t tell can’t tell no No
Day et al. (2017) **** Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Denhov & Topor (2012) *** Yes Yes Can’t tell Yes Yes Yes
Eriksen, et al. (2013)
“We are All Fellow Human Beings”:
**** yes yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Eriksen et al. (2013)
Challenges in relating to mental health professionals
** yes yes Yes Yes No No
Forsgren et al. (2015) **** Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Huxley et al. (2009) *** Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Jones & Moyle (2016) *** Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Ljungberg et al. (2017) * Yes Yes Can’t tell Yes No No
McGarry (2008) *** Yes Yes yes yes yes No
McGilton & Boscart (2006) *** yes yes yes yes yes No
Petriwskyj et al. (2015) **** yes yes yes yes yes Yes
Roberts & Bowers (2014) **** yes yes yes yes yes Yes
Rugkåsa, et al. (2014) *** yes yes yes yes yes No
Scanlon (2006) *** yes yes can’t tell yes yes Yes
Schroeder (2012) **** Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sellevold et al. (2013) **** yes yes yes yes yes Yes
Shattell et al. (2006)
She Took the Time to Make Sure She Understood:
** yes yes yes yes no No
Shattell et al. (2007)
“Take my hand, help me out:”
** yes yes yes yes no No
Westin& Danielson (2007) **** yes yes yes yes yes Yes
Brown Wilson (2009)
Developing community in care homes through a relationshipcentred approach.
*** yes yes yes yes yes No
Brown Wilson &. Davies (2009)
Developing relationships in long term care environments
** yes yes can’t tell yes no Yes
  1. The number of asterisks (*) show the extent to which the quality indicators were met based on the scores for the four qualitative questions, ranging from one star (one criterion was met) to four stars (all criteria were met)