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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies

From: Reported Māori consumer experiences of health systems and programs in qualitative research: a systematic review with meta-synthesis

Study Participants Ethnicity determination N Age range Male:
Health setting Topic Methodological framework Funding source Kaupapa Māori
White et al., 1999 [20] Ngāti Tama marae iwi members 19 14–60 years Physiotherapy Perceptions of health, illness and physiotherapy among Maori HRC
Tipene-Leach et al., 2000 [21] Parents or caregivers of under 12-month-old infants within Maori, Tongan, Samoan, Cook Island, Niuean, and Pākehā communities 26 Mid-teens to late thirties 9:17 Sudden infant death syndrome Infant care practices HRC
Bassett and Tango, 2002 [22] Patients recently completed or undergoing physiotherapy 6 1:5 Physiotherapy Experiences of physiotherapy Phenomenology HRC
Buetow et al., 2003 [31] Consumer representatives 10 30–79 3:7 General practice Accessing general practitioner care for child asthma
Cram 2003 [24] Members of urban, marae-based health services 28 17–75 Marae-based health program Māori health Kaupapa Māori HRC Yes
Williams 2003 [25] Men with abnormal blood test (prostate-specific antigen) 20 40–70 20:0 Prostate disease Health seeking for prostate health problems Naturalistic approach HRC; Wellington Medical Research Foundation; Wellington School of Medicine Surgical Research Trust; The Community Trust of Wellington; The University of Otago
Gibbs 2004 [26] Patients who had been under community treatment order Self-identification 8 27–50 6:2 Community treatment orders in psychiatric care Community treatment orders HRC
Glover 2005 [27] Smokers intending to quit Self-identification 130 16–62 29:101 Smoking cessation Smoking cessation Te Whare Tapa Wha HRC
van der Oest 2005 [28] Community members Community groups Health services for tuberculosis
Bolitho 2006 [29] Whānau accessing care for child with respiratory illness Health record 4 families Paediatric hospital care Accessing care for children with respiratory illness
Corbett 2006 [30] Whānau of patients experiencing stroke 7 focus groups/3 interviews Hospital care for stroke Whānau experiences of caring for whānau with stroke
Penney 2006 [12] Patients with ischaemic heart disease 25 40–70+ 14:11 Primary health care Heart disease management Kaupapa Māori action research HRC Yes
Buetow 2007 [31] Women overdue for cervical smear Self-identification 5 39–57 0:5 Cervical screening program Cervical cancer screening Hermeneutic phenomenology National Screening Unit
Dew 2007 [32] Patients in general practice 7 2:5 General practice Mental health in general practice University of Otago
Lovell 2007 [33] Women overdue for cervical smear 4 Cervical screening program Cervical cancer screening
Fernandez 2008 [34] Women who had stopped smoking Self-identification 5 28–45 0:5 Smoking cessation Smoking cessation initiatives
Waetford 2008 [35] Young women Self-identification 16 17–23 0:16 Sexual health Sexual health and sexually transmitted infections Kaupapa Māori HRC; Ministry of Health Yes
Walker 2008 [36] Patients and whānau affected by cancer 44 20–80 Cancer Experiences of cancer Cancer Society of NZ
Wilson 2008 [37] Women Self-identification 38 24–61 0:38 Health services Mainstream health services Grounded theory
Arlidge 2009 [38] Whānau of children admitted to hospital for injury 8 whānau Injured children Whānau experiences of hospital care for injured children HRC
Edwards 2009 [39] Fathers of babies dying from SIDS Self-identification 9 20–45 9:0 Sudden infant death syndrome Experiences of sudden infant death syndrome Kaupapa Māori; discourse analysis Yes
Glover 2009a [40] Mothers and whānau with babies born in previous 3 years Self-identification 59 mothers; 27 whānau members Infant feeding Breastfeeding HRC
Glover 2009b [41] Takatāpui with experience of assisted reproduction/infertility 8 38–58 3:5 Assisted reproduction Assisted human reproduction
Jansen 2009 [42] Health consumers 86 (10 hui) Health services Health services HRC; Ministry of Health; ACC
Wiley 2009 [43] Consumers and caregivers using disability services 34 Disability services Disability services Fulbright NZ; Te Pūmanawa Hauora
Handley 2010 [44] Patients with type 2 diabetes 4 Type 2 diabetes Lived experiences of type 2 diabetes Phenomeonological; grounded theory General Practice Trust, the Ministry of Health Primary Health Care Nursing fund, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation, the Whanganui District Health Board Clinical Training Agency fund and Diabetes New Zealand
Laird 2010 [45] Families in contact with mental health services Self-identification 18 Mental health services Diagnostic classification within mental health services
McManus 2010 [46] Women experiencing sudden infant death syndrome 17 19–38 0:17 Sudden infant death syndrome Life story of women experiencing sudden infant death syndrome HRC
Pitama 2011 [47] Patients using health services Self-identification 30 25–70 11:19 Primary health care Te reo in primary care Ministry of Health
Shih 2011 [48] Haemodialysis patients living in rural area Self-identification 7 46–77 Haemodialysis Experience of haemodialysis Hermeneutical analysis
Thompson-Evans 2011 [49] Smokers Self-identification 18 16–60 7:11 Smoking cessation Rongoa to support smoking cessation University of Auckland
Bassett-Clarke 2012 [50] Community members Self-identification 21 50–84 6:15 Community Medicine taking Bio-psychosocial model Pharmacy Education Research Foundation
Evans 2012 [51] Community members Community Genetic technologies Interpretive phenomenological analysis
Glover 2012 [52] Pregnant women who smoke 60 17–43 0:60 Māori primary health care services Smoking cessation in pregnancy
Gray 2012 [53] Community members 28 Communities vulnerable to H1N1 virus infection Communication campaigns for influenza A (H1N1) HRC; Ministry of Health
Sheridan 2012 [54] Patients admitted to hospital with chronic health condition 8 Chronic health conditions leading to hospital admission Engagement with primary health care New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission
Wilson 2012 [55] Patients admitted to medical or surgical setting Self-identification 11 Acute medical-surgical hospitalisation Hospital experiences HRC; Ministry of Health
Elder 2013 [56] Marae communities Identified by marae koroua, kuia, rōpū 9 marae Child and adolescent brain injury Child and adolescent brain injury Kaupapa Māori Yes
Frey 2013 [57] Cancer patients, whānau (including bereaved whānau) Self-identification 7 Hospice care Hospice service use Counties Manukau District Health Board; Totara Hospice South Auckland
Johnson 2013 [58] Homeless people 6 3:3 Homelessness Needs of homeless people with mental health concerns
Lee 2013 [59] Sole mothers Self-identification 7 0:7 Primary health care Barriers to sole mothers’ access to primary care Kaupapa Māori University of Auckland Yes
Slater 2013 [60] Patients and whānau affected by cancer 12 patients and whānau Mid-30s to mid-70s Cancer care services Access to and through cancer care HRC; Ministry of Health
Te Karu 2013 [61] Patients with gout Self-identification 12 48–79 Gout treatment Gout management Kaupapa Māori Yes
Angelo 2014 [62] Family members of dying patients 2 38–59 1:1 Hospice care Hospice family caregiving
Bakker 2014 [63] Patients referred for CPAP treatment Self-identification 25 Obstructive sleep apnoea treatment Continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea HRC
Johnston Taylor 2014 [64] Family members of patients who had used hospice service and kaumātua 7 34–74 1:6 Hospice care Hospice care Kaupapa Māori HRC Yes
Makowharemahihi 2014 [65] Pregnant woman pre- and after birth Self-identification 44 14–20 0:44 Maternity care Maternity care Kaupapa Māori HRC Yes
McLellan 2014 [66] Patients and whānau affected by aphasia 11 patients and 23 whānau members 50–79 4:7 Speech language therapy Speech language therapy services Kaupapa Māori University of Auckland; Henry Rongomau Bennet scholarship; Tavistock Trust for aphasia Yes
School of Physio 2014 [67] Consumers of disability services and whānau Self-identification 29 17–74 18:10 Disability services Disability services Kaupapa Māori HRC; Ministry of Health Yes
Abel 2015 [68] Mothers Self-identification 12 19–39 0:12 Infant sleeping Wahakura (flax bassinet) use for infant sleeping Māori-focused New Zealand Lotteries Grants Board; Eastern Institute of Technology
Slater 2015 [69] Hospice patients and whānau Self-identification 8 patients and whānau Hospice care Hospice care HRC
Warbrick 2016 [70] Sedentary and overweight men Self-identification 18 28–72 18:0 Physical activity Physical activity and exercise Kaupapa Māori HRC Yes
Tapera et al., 2017 [71] Grandparents 5 Urban neighbourhood Feeding of grandchildren Kaupapa Māori-consistent approach None
Walker et al., 2017 [72] Patients nearing need for dialysis or started dialysis Self-identification 13 20–80 Dialysis units Chronic kidney disease Grounded theory Baxter Clinical Evidence Council; New Zealand Lotteries Health Research Grant; Kidney Health New Zealand
  1. HRC Health Research Council of New Zealand. … not data available or none reported