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Table 4 Methodological quality of quantitative studies

From: Can social capital play a role in contracting services of family doctors in China? Reflections based on an integrative review

Study 1a 2a 2b 2c 2d 3a 3b 3c 4a 4b 5a 6a 7a 8a Total Scores
Jing et. al. [20] Y Y Y Y N Y Y Unclear Y Y Y Y Y Clear 12/14
Pasgaard et. al. [26] Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Clear 14/14
Devlin et. al. [10], Y Y Y N N Y Y Unclear Y Y Y Y Y Clear 11/14
Bataineh et. al. [1] Y Y Y N N Y Y Unclear Y Y Y Y Y Clear 11/14
X. Shang et. al. [30] Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Clear 13/14
Greenwood et al. [16] Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Clear 13/14
Calciolari et. al. [5] Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Clear 13/14
Due, T. D., et. al. [12] Y Y Y N N Y Y Unclear Y Y Y Y Y Clear 11/14
A. Dinkel et. al. [11] Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Clear 13/14
Z. Zhou et. al. [40] Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Clear 12/14
J. Yeo and Y. Lee, [39] Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Clear 12/14
  1. Key:
  2. Y – for Yes, N – for No. “A. Is the result valid? 1. Objectives: 1a. Is the research objective clear? 2. Design: 2a. Whether the study design is suitable for the target? 2b. Does this theme represent all interested groups? 2c. Whether it has obtained moral/ethical recognition? 2d. Whether to take measures to contact non-responders? 3. Measurement and observation; 3a. Whether it is clear what has been measured, how to measure and what the result is? 3b. Is the measurement valid? 3c. Is the measurement result reliable? B What are the results; Presentation of results; 4a. Whether the basic data is fully described? 4b. Whether the results are clear, objective and detailed enough for the readers to make their own judgment? Analysis; 5a. Is the method used suitable for the collected data? C Will the results help locally? 6 Discussion; 6a Is the outcome of the discussion related to the existing knowledge about the discipline and research objectives? 7 Interpretation; 7a. Is the author's conclusion confirmed by data? 8 Implementation; 8a Can any necessary changes be implemented in practice?” Rees et al. [29]