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Table 3 Characteristics of the included studies

From: Access to appropriate health care for non-English speaking migrant families with a newborn/young child: a systematic scoping literature review

Study characteristicNo of studies
Study focusaDescription of barriers to health care access8
Description of enablers to health care access8
Evaluation of an intervention2
Health care service focusMaternity and postnatal or just postnatal6
Oral health of babies/young children3
SettingAustralia6
Canada2
England1
DesignQualitative7
Quasi-experimental2
Target populationMigrants3
Refugees3
Mixed3
Target ethnicityaAfghani3
Chinese2
Iraqi2
Lebanese2
Pakistani2
Vietnamese1
African1
Middle Easternb1
Not specified or eligibility not restricted to particular language groups2
Number of participants< 201
21–604
61–1002
100+2
Type of participantaMigrant/refugee women7
Migrant/refugee men3
Health professionals2
Voluntary workers1
  1. anot mutually exclusive categories
  2. bIncludes Lebanese participants but they are not the sole focus of the study with Middle Eastern participants, so this study has not been counted separately in the Lebanese category