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Table 2 Study quality according to MMAT

From: Influences on the access to and use of formal community care by people with dementia and their informal caregivers: a scoping review

Study Type Criteria Number of Articles
   Present Absent Not mentioned Not applicable
Qualitative (n = 35) 1.1 Relevant source of data 35 0 0 0
  1.2 Relevant methods of analysis 33 0 2 0
  1.3 Context 31 3 1 0
  1.4 Reflexivity 14 18 3 0
Quantitative randomised (n = 1) 2.1 Randomisation 1 0 0 0
  2.2 Blinding 1 0 0 0
  2.3 Complete outcome data 0 1 0 0
  2.4 Dropout rate 0 1 0 0
Quantitative non-randomised (n = 16) 3.1 Selection bias minimised 15 1 0 0
  3.2 Appropriate measurements 15 0 1 0
  3.3 Comparable groups 11 0 1 4
  3.4 Complete outcome data/acceptable response rate 7 3 6 0
Quantitative descriptive (n = 38) 4.1 Sampling strategy 37 0 1 0
  4.2 Representativeness 24 9 5 0
  4.3 Appropriate measurements 38 0 0 0
  4.4 Acceptable response Rate 10 14 12 2
Mixed methods (n = 4) 5.1 Justification of design 4 0 0 0
  5.2 Data integration 1 0 2 1
  5.3 Limitations of integration 1 1 1 1