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Table 3 Overview of data items

From: Change and improvement 50 years in the making: a scoping review of the use of soft systems methodology in healthcare

Charted data items
a. Author(s)
b. Publication year
c. Title
d. Aim
e. Country of origin
f. Type of healthcare setting(s)
g. Methods (design, data collection methods, number and type of participants)
h. Way of using SSM (for problem structuring, for proposing interventions, for implementing and/or evaluating interventions)
i Type of problem that SSM has been applied to
j. Degree of stakeholder participation (i.e., number of stakeholder groups that have been consulted in the different SSM activities and how stakeholders were involved)
k. Type of intervention implemented (if applicable)
l. Type of outcomes reported (if applicable)