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Table 2 Quality criteria and results

From: Barriers and facilitators in accessing dementia care by ethnic minority groups: a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies

Question Yes No Unclear
Is this study qualitative research? 28 0 0
Are the research questions clearly stated? 28 0 0
Is the qualitative approach clearly justified? 24 4 0
Is the approach appropriate for the research question? 24 0 4
Is the study context clearly described? 28 0 0
Is the role of the researcher clearly described? 13 15 0
Is the sampling method clearly described? 14 14 0
Is the sampling strategy appropriate for the research question? 14 0 14
Is the method of data collection clearly described? 25 2 1
Is the data collection method appropriate to the research question? 25 0 3
Is the method of analysis clearly described? 22 4 2
Is the analysis appropriate for the research question? 23 0 5
Are the claims made supported by sufficient evidence? 28 0 0