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Table 3 Quality assessment of grey literature

From: Barriers and facilitators to adherence to walking group exercise in older people living with dementia in the community: a systematic review

Reference Study characteristics Outcomes Study type Decision
  A.1 A.2 A.3 A.4 B.1 B.2 B.3 B.4 B.5 B.6 C.1 C.2 C.3 C.4 C.5 +/?
Harrison et al., 2017 [38] + + + ? + + + + + + + + ? +
  1. A. Study characteristics
  2. A.1 Leadership: Was the organisation initiated by the local community, and does it contunue to be led by the local community to meet a local need?
  3. A.2 Place: Is the organisation defined by its link to a physical place?
  4. A.3 Community value: Is the primary purpose of the organisation to generate economic and social value in its community through its activities and the reinvestment of profits locally?
  5. A.4 Local returns: Does the organisation trade in goods or services as a means to being mainly independent of grants, and ultimately generating economic returns?
  6. B. Outcomes
  7. B.1 Health; B.2 Social care; B.3 Wellbeing outcomes; B.4 Social engagement outcomes; B.5 Community and resilience outcomes; B.6 Carer outcomes
  8. C. Study type
  9. C.1 Cross-sectional; C.2 Interviews; C.3 Focus groups; C.4 Observational; C.5 Experimental
  10. D. Decision (with reasons for either inclusion or exclusion or not sure)