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Table 3 Distribution of papers by study types and review questions

From: Ontological specification of quality of chronic disease data in EHRs to support decision analytics: a realist review

Study type Study type Review questions
  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
  n % n % n % n % n %
1. Formal requirements analysis e.g. literature reviews, qualitative research 29 34% 4 5% 10 12% 9 11% 36 43%
2. Design & tools development: including data/information models & ontologies 69 83% 4 5% 4 5% 13 15.5% 41 49%
3. Implementation, deployment and testing of information systems 32 38% 2 2.5% 3 3.5% 5 6% 22 26.5%
4. Evaluation: descriptive evaluation of DQ or ontology in health area 17 20% 1 1% 2 2.5% 2 2.5% 12 14.5%
5. Evaluation: comparative +/- contemporary control (e.g. RCT) 2 2.5% 0 0 0 0 1 1% 1 1%