Table 2

Criteria for assessing quality of qualitative research [21]
Does the research include: Yes (score = 1) No (score = 0)
An explicit theoretical framework and/or literature review
Aims and objectives are clearly stated
A clear description of context
A clear description of the sample and how it was recruited
A clear description of methods used to collect and analyse data
Attempts made to establish the reliability or validity of data analysis
Inclusion of sufficient original or synthesised data to mediate between evidence and interpretation

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