Table 1

Summary of characteristics of retrieved publications

Study typePublications (n=78)
Perspective/commentary27
Review/overview article24
Mixed methods11
Qualitative methods13
Quantitative methods1
Book chapter2
Study setting (region/country)
North American=40
USA30
Canada10
Europen=29
England16
Netherlands1
Switzerland2
Germany6
Norway2
Croatia1
Spain1
Belgium1
African=3
South Africa3
Latin America & Caribbeann=2
Brazil1
Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago1
Asian=2
Bangladesh1
Israel1
Oceanian=1
New Zealand1
Authors’ departmental affiliation
Healthn=61
Medicine27
Global health10
Public health10
International health6
Nursing3
Tropical medicine and hygiene1
Global public health1
Epidemiology1
Other (health science, health admin, etc.)3
Legal, social, culturaln=14
Policy/political science6
Anthropology4
Sociology3
Law1
Educationn=2
Engineering education1
Medical education1