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Table 2 Summary characteristics of included studies

From: Systematic review of feasibility and acceptability of psychosocial interventions for schizophrenia in low and middle income countries

Variable Number of studies %
Setting   
  Out-patient clinic 11 65%
  Community health/rehabilitation centre 3 18%
  Home-based 2 12%
  Not reported 1 5%
Location   
  Urban 13 80%
  Rural 1 5%
  Rural and urban 1 5%
  Not reported 2 10%
Intervention target   
  Individual (patient) 5 30%
  Family/caregiver 6 35%
  Patient and caregiver 6 35%
Implementation workforce   
  Lay worker 2 10%
  Specialist 12 71%
  Not reported 4 19%
Study design   
  Randomised controlled trial 5 30%
  Cohort 3 19%
  Cross sectional 4 21%
  Qualitative 5 30%
Quality assessment   
Quantitative   
  Adequate 11 85%
  Weak/unknown 2 15%
Qualitative   
  Adequate 4 100%
  Weak/unknown 0 0%