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Table 1 The six-step approach of Levac et al. [26] for a scoping review

From: Inequality in dental services: a scoping review on the role of access toward achieving universal health coverage in oral health

Step (JBI) [25] Description (Levac et al.)
Identifying the research question Clarifying the review propose and linking the purpose and research question
Identifying relevant studies Feasibility balancing with breadth and comprehensiveness of the scoping process
Study selection Using an iterative team approach for study selection and data extraction
Charting the data Including a numerical summary and qualitative thematic analysis
Collating, summarising, and reporting the results Identifying the implications of the study findings for policy, practise or research
Consultation (optional) Adopting consultation as a required component of scoping study methodology