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Table 2 Quality assessment – Qualitative tool - Migrants

From: Transnational social networks, health, and care: a systematic narrative literature review

Reference
Number
Study (n = 13) Clear, explicit and appropriate aim Clearly described context Researcher reflexivity demonstrated Source and volume of data appropriate to objectives Data generation tools well described and appropriate Analysis approach well described and appropriate Consideration of limitations and trustworthiness evident Claims/ findings adequately supported by data Key concepts relating to migration/ ethnicity are explicit Summary assessment
[17] Bhattacharya, 2011 + + + + + + **
[18] Chakrabarti, 2010 + + + + + + + ***
[19] Escandell and Tapias, 2010 + + + + + **
[20] Heikkinen and Lumme-Sandt, 2013 + + + + **
[21] Krause, 2008 + + + + + + **
[22] McFadden, Atkin and Renfrew, 2014 + + + + + + + ***
[23] Menjivar, 2002 + + + + + + **
[24] Sanon, Spigner and McCullagh, 2016 + + + + + + + + + ***
[25] Thomas, 2010 + + + + + + + ***
[26] Tiilikainen, 2011 + + + + + **
[27] Viruell-Fuentes, 2006 + + + + + + **
[28] Viruell-Fuentes and Schulz, 2009 + + + + + + + + ***
[29] Yearwood, 2007 + + + + + + + ***
  1. Assessment: + (sufficient) and – (insufficient)
  2. Summary assessment: Low (< 4 components assessed as sufficient), Moderate (4–6 components assessed as sufficient), and Good (7–9 components assessed as sufficient)