Table 1

Combined search strategy and number of papers retrieved

Search strategyNumber of papers retrieved
(WASH OR Water OR Sanitation OR Hygiene) AND health care (MeSH: delivery of Health care) AND developing countries (Mesh) AND (satisfaction OR acceptance)32
(water OR hygiene OR sanitation) AND care seeking AND developing countries37
‘Patient Acceptance of Health Care’ AND (water OR sanitation OR hygiene)461
Toilet AND (patient acceptance OR satisfaction)87
Patient satisfaction AND developing countries367
Total984