Table 2

Quality appraisal scores for qualitative studies

PapersBond et al 14 Freeth et al 16 Lammers et al 15
Question/objective sufficiently described?222
Study design evident and appropriate?222
Context for the study clear?222
Connection to a theoretical framework/wider body of knowledge?221
Sampling strategy described, relevant and justified?111
Data collection methods clearly described and systematic?212
Data analysis clearly described and systematic?221
Use of verification procedure(s) to establish credibility?222
Conclusions supported by the results?122
Reflexivity of the account?112
Summary score0.850.850.85