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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Measuring oral health literacy: a scoping review of existing tools

Criterion Inclusion Exclusion
Time period January 2007 to September 2014 Any study outside these dates
Language English Non-English
Type of article Original research article published in a peer reviewed journal that provides a description of a tool. The article may then proceed to use the tool or report of instrument or tool Any publication that was not original research, peer-reviewed journal article and/or unpublished. For example, PhD theses and reports were excluded. Articles that do not report using a tool or instrument were also excluded.
Study focus Oral or dental health literacy measurement tools or instruments No reference to oral health literacy tools or instruments
Geographical area of interest International studies including those with specific cultural groups Nil
Setting Any Nil