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Table 3 Transparency of reporting assessed studies using the COREQ framework

From: Adolescents’ experiences of fluctuating pain in musculoskeletal disorders: a qualitative systematic review and thematic synthesis

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Domain 1: Research team and reflexivity
  • Interviewer/facilitator + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Credentials + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Occupation + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Gender + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Experience and training + + + + + + + + + +
  • Relationship established + + + + + + + + +
  • Participant knowledge of the interviewer + +
  • Interviewer characteristics + + + + + + +
Domain 2: Study design
  • Methodological orientation and theory + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Sampling + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Method of approach + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Sample size + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Non-participation + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Setting of data collection + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Presence of nonparticipants + + + + +
  • Description of sample + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Interview guide + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Repeat interviews + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Audio/visual recording + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Field notes + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Duration + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Data saturation + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Transcripts returned   +
Domain 3: analysis and findings
  • Number of data coders + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Description of the coding tree + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Derivation of themes + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Software + + + + + + + + + +
  • Participant checking + + + +
  • Quotations presented + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Data and findings consistent + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Clarity of major themes + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Clarity of minor themes + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +