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Table 3 Risk of bias summary. Mixed Methods studies. Mixed Methods Appraisal Tool (MMAT) Version 2018 [46]

From: What is the role of the practice nurse in the care of people living with dementia, or cognitive impairment, and their support person(s)?: a systematic review

Criteria
Studies 1 2 3 4 5
Iliffe et al., 2014 [35] + + + + +
Millard et al., 2011 [3] + + + NA _
Ollerenshaw et al., 2017 [32] _ _ + ? _
Perry et al., 2010 [34] + + + + +
  1. + Yes, - No, ? Can’t tell
  2. Criteria questions
  3. 1. Is there an adequate rationale for using a mixed methods design to address the research question?
  4. 2. Are the different components of the study effectively integrated to answer the research question?
  5. 3. Are the outputs of the integration of qualitative and quantitative components adequately interpreted?
  6. 4. Are the divergences and inconsistencies between qualitative and quantitative results adequately addressed?
  7. 5. Do the different components of the study adhere to the quality criteria of each tradition of the methods involved?