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Table 4 Scores of mixed-method studies

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

Author (year) Total score (1.1–5.3) Screening questions Qualitative questions Quantitative questions Mixed-method questions
Is there a clear mixed methods question? Does the collected data allow the research question to be addressed? 1.1. 1.2. 1.3. 1.4 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 5.1 5.2 5.3
Dziopa & Ahern (2009) *(36% of total) no yes can’t tell yes no no can’t tell can’t tell can’t tell yes yes yes No
McCloughen et al. (2011) *(36% of total) no yes yes can’t tell no no yes can’t tell can’t tell no yes yes No
  1. The number of asterisks (*) show the extent to which the quality indicators were met based on the scores for the qualitative, quantitative and mixed method questions, ranging from one star (3–4 of the 11 criteria were met) to four stars (all criteria were met)