Table 1

General characteristics of included papers: authors, type of infectious disease outbreak, country, goal of PPE and type of participant

AuthorInfectious disease outbreak typeCountryGoal of PPEParticipants
De Kraaij* et al35(Simulation scenarios) Influenza pandemicUSATo gauge preferences in social trade-offs and the level of public support.General public (n=259) and healthcare stakeholders (n=50)
Andersson et al36Dengue fever epidemicNicaragua and MexicoTo assess added value of community engagement in dengue prevention.In intervention group: patients (n=unknown) and general public (9529 households)
McNaughton et al37Dengue fever outbreakAustraliaTo develop culturally appropriate strategies.General public (n=762), local leaders (n=10), healthcare stakeholders (n=19)
McNaughton et al38Dengue fever outbreakVietnamTo develop a more targeted, culturally appropriate and comprehensible strategy.General public (n=791), community leaders (n=96)
Sanchez et al39Dengue fever outbreakCubaTo empower communities to increase effectiveness of strategies.General public (n=unknown)
Alonge et al40Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemicLiberiaTo understand community resilience and how to strengthen this.General public (n=9) and healthcare and policy stakeholders (n=27)
Brittain et al41Zika virus outbreakUSATo gain insight on community needs and directly use these for practice.General public (n=43)
Braunack-Mayer et al42H1N1 influenza pandemicAustraliaTo elucidate the perspective of the public.General public (n=21)
Charania et al43H1N1 influenza pandemicCanadaTo understand community values and increase acceptance and feasibility.Healthcare and policy experts (n=17) and community stakeholders (n=27)
Fain et al44H1N1 influenza pandemicUSATo explore the perception of the public.General public (n=232)
Massey et al45H1N1 influenza pandemicAustraliaTo build capacity with communities and develop culturally appropriate strategies.General public (n=NA)
Biddison et al46(Simulation scenarios) Influenza pandemicUSATo explore the values and preferences of the public.General public (n=228) and healthcare stakeholders (n=83)
Rogers et al47(Simulation scenarios)
Influenza pandemic
AustraliaTo elicit the views of the public.General public (n=12)
  • *The author was not explicitly mentioned in the included project paper, therefore the name of the corresponding author was used. The University of Nebraska public policy Centre is the responsible organisation in this project.

  • PPE, patient and public engagement.