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Table 2 Characteristics of included studies

From: Healthcare ecosystems research in mental health: a scoping review of methods to describe the context of local care delivery

Framework Number (%) of total studies Type of study Location of study Socio-dem ographic context provided Study population
Descriptive Analytical International Single country Regional approach Study area boundary formally defined Includes Com-parison LIC/LMIC* Target population Formally defined Adult MH only Include at least one specific sub group** Diagnosis specific Mental health: population not specified
ESMS/DESDE 12(26.1%) 6 6 4 6 10 9 7 0 8 9 6 3 0 3
WHO-AIMS 11(23.9%) 9 2 3 9 9 7 4 7 6 2 0 4 3 4
MHCP 3(6.5%) 3 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3
PRIME study 1(2.2%) 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
PROMO study 1(2.2%) 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
Adult Service Mapping Exercise 3(6.5%) 2 1 0 3 2 3 3 0 1 2 1 2 0 0
Method described 10(21.7%) 9 1 1 10 2 1 5 0 4 1 1 3 0 6
No method provided 5(10.9%) 5 0 0 5 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 4
  46 (100%) 36 (78%) 10 (21.7%) 10 (22%) 36 (78%) 22 (48%) 25 (54%) 21 (46%) 11 (24%) 27 (58.7%) 15 (32.6%) 8 (17%) 14 (30%) 3 (7%) 21 (46%)
  1. *Low Income Countries/Low-Middle Income Countries, ** Eg child/adolescent; socially marginalised; older adults