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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies

From: Describing knowledge encounters in healthcare: a mixed studies systematic review and development of a classification

Study design Mixed methods 4
Qualitative 22
Quantitative 54
Cross-sectional or longitudinal Cross-sectional 76
Longitudinal 3
Unclear 1
Recall or real-time Recall 72
Real-time 1
Recall and real-time 7
Setting Hospital only 22
Primary care only 28
Hospital and primary care 15
Any setting or unspecified 15
Country Australia 6
Brazil 1
Canada 9
Denmark 1
France 1
Ghana 1
Germany 2
Iran 4
Ireland 2
Italy 1
Jordan 1
Mongolia 1
New Zealand 1
Norway 2
Philippines 1
South Korea 1
Spain 1
Sweden 4
Taiwan 1
Tanzania 1
Turkey 2
UK 11
USA 25
Healthcare professional groups included across the studies (greater than 80 as some studies included more than one group) Dentists 8
Doctors 42
Radiologists 1
Nurses 31
Hygienists 1
Midwives 1
Pharmacists 1
Phlebotomists 1
Podiatrists 1
Psychiatrists 1
Rehabilitation and physical therapists 2
Speech and language pathologists 1
Vets 1
Knowledge sources included Explicit (codified) only 56
Explicit and tacit or experiential 24
MMAT quality score (maximum ****, minimum *) **** 6
*** 20
** 37
* 17