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Table 1 Search strategies and key words used

From: What have we learned about communication inequalities during the H1N1 pandemic: a systematic review of the literature

Databases Search strategy Results Title screening Duplicate Full review
PubMed ("Public Health"[All] OR "World Health"[All] OR “Health” [tiab]) AND ("Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype"[Mesh] OR h1n1[tiab] OR swine flu[tiab] OR swine influenza[tiab]) AND ("communication"[Mesh] OR "Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice"[Mesh] OR "Access to Information"[Mesh] OR "Communications Media"[Mesh] OR "Internet"[Mesh] OR "J Health Commun" [Journal] OR "Health Commun"[Journal] OR communication*[tiab] OR media[tiab] OR knowledge[tiab] OR information[tiab] OR awareness[tiab]) NOT “therapeutic use*”[All] NOT “reproductive”[All] NOT “records as topic”[Mesh] NOT “exercise*”[ti] NOT “modeling”[All] NOT “modelling”[All] NOT “tobacco”[All] NOT “ethic*”[tiab] NOT “veterinary medicine”[Mesh] NOT “insurance”[ti] NOT “disorders”[tiab] NOT "contracept*"[tiab] NOT "emergency medicine"[Mesh] NOT clinical*[ti] NOT “dental”[All] NOT “stroke”[All] NOT “law”[title] NOT “legal”[ti] NOT “pharmacist*”[tiab] NOT “pharmaceutical*”[tiab] NOT “HIV”[ti] NOT “surveillance” [ti] NOT "emergency department" [tiab] NOT “AIDS”[ti] NOT “provider*”[ti] NOT “worker*”[ti] NOT "departments"[ti] NOT "personnel"[tiab] NOT "nurses"[tiab] NOT "nursing"[tiab] NOT “nurse*”[tiab] NOT "hospital*" [ti] NOT "sales" [ti] 355 148 3 204
Filters: Journal Article; Full text available; Publication date from 2009/01/01 to 2012/08/01; Humans; Chinese; Spanish; English; Portuguese; French; Italian
EMBASE public health'/exp OR 'public health' OR 'public health':ab,ti OR 'world health':ab,ti AND ('h1n1':ab,ti OR 'swine flu':ab,ti OR 'influenza a(h1n1)':ab,ti OR 'swine influenza':ab,ti) AND ('attitude'/exp OR 'access to information'/exp OR 'awareness' OR 'access to information' OR 'risk perception' OR 'perceived risk' OR 'efficacy' OR 'mass communication'/exp OR 'mass communication' OR 'mass medium'/exp OR 'mass medium' OR 'mass media':ab,ti OR communicat*:ab,ti OR 'information':ti OR 'knowledge':ti) NOT ('therapeutic uses':ab,ti OR 'simulation'/exp OR 'hospital'/exp OR 'hospitalization'/exp OR 'laboratory test'/exp OR 'disease registry'/exp OR 'reproductive':ab,ti OR 'records':ti OR 'tobacco':ab,ti OR ethic*:ab,ti OR 'veterinary medicine'/exp OR 'mental disease'/exp OR 'dental':ab,ti OR 'stroke':ab,ti OR 'law':ti OR 'legal':ti OR 'hiv':ti OR 'aids':ab,ti OR 'diabetes':ab,ti OR 'surveillance':ti OR 'randomized trials':ab,ti OR 'asthma':ti OR 'drug':ti OR 'regulations':ti OR pharma*:ti OR zoonosis*:ti OR [medline]/lim) AND ([chinese]/lim OR [english]/lim OR [french]/lim OR [italian]/lim OR [portuguese]/lim OR [spanish]/lim) AND [1-1-2009]/sd NOT [2-8-2012]/sd AND [humans]/lim AND [embase]/lim AND [2009–2012]/py 15 6 3 6
Filters: Publication date from 2009/01/01 to 2012/08/01; Humans; English; French; Chinese; Italian; Spanish; Portuguese
PsycINFO ('((DE "Swine Influenza" OR h1n1 OR "swine flu" OR "swine influenza") AND (DE ("Communication" OR "Communication Theory" OR "Communications Media" OR "Audiovisual Communications Media" OR "Mass Media" OR "Multimedia" OR "Social Media" OR "Telecommunications Media" OR "Information" OR "Health Promotion" OR "Health Knowledge" OR "Knowledge Level") OR communication* OR media OR Knowledge OR information OR awareness))) NOT AB workers NOT AB hospital* NOT clinic* 79 58 4 17
Limiters - Published Date: 20090101–20120831; Publication Status: fully published; Publication Type: All Journals, Peer Reviewed Journal, Peer-Reviewed Status-Unknown; Language: Chinese, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish; Document Type: Journal Article; Exclude Dissertations
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) ((DE "Swine Influenza" OR h1n1 OR "swine flu" OR "swine influenza") AND (DE ("Communication" OR "Communication Theory" OR "Communications Media" OR "Audiovisual Communications Media" OR "Mass Media" OR "Multimedia" OR "Social Media" OR "Telecommunications Media" OR "Information" OR "Health Promotion" OR "Health Knowledge" OR "Knowledge Level") OR communication* OR media OR Knowledge OR information OR awareness)) NOT databases NOT clinic 7 6 1 0
Limiters - Peer Reviewed; Journal or Document: Journal Articles (EJ); Language: (English OR Chinese OR French OR Italian OR Portuguese OR Spanish)
Communication Abstracts ((DE "Swine Influenza" OR h1n1 OR "swine flu" OR "swine influenza") AND (DE ("Communication" OR "Communication Theory" OR "Communications Media" OR "Audiovisual Communications Media" OR "Mass Media" OR "Multimedia" OR "Social Media" OR "Telecommunications Media" OR "Information" OR "Health Promotion" OR "Health Knowledge" OR "Knowledge Level") OR communication* OR media OR Knowledge OR information OR awareness)) 16 7 3 6
Limiters - Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals; Publication Date: 20090101–20120831; Publication Type: Academic Journal, Review; Document Type: Article
Sociological abstracts ((DE "Swine Influenza" OR h1n1 OR "swine flu" OR "swine influenza") AND (DE ("Communication" OR "Communication Theory" OR "Communications Media" OR "Audiovisual Communications Media" OR "Mass Media" OR "Multimedia" OR "Social Media" OR "Telecommunications Media" OR "Information" OR "Health Promotion" OR "Health Knowledge" OR "Knowledge Level") OR communication* OR media OR Knowledge OR information OR awareness)) 10 6 3 1
Limiters - Peer reviewed; Source type: Scholarly Journals Additional limits - Date: From January 01 2009 to August 01 2012;
Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA) ab(("Swine Influenza" OR h1n1 OR "swine flu" OR "swine influenza")) AND ab((DE ("Communication" OR "Communication Theory" OR "Communications Media" OR "Audiovisual Communications Media" OR "Mass Media" OR "Multimedia" OR "Social Media" OR "Telecommunications Media" OR "Information" OR "Health Promotion" OR "Health Knowledge" OR "Knowledge Level") OR communication* OR media OR Knowledge OR information OR awareness)) NOT pub((test* OR reporting OR surveillance OR nurses OR nursing)) 40 25 6 9
Date: From January 01 2009 to August 01 2012; Language: All; Source type: Scholarly Journals
Web of science TS = (h1n1 OR "swine flu" OR "swine influenza") 248 219 9 20
AND
TS = ("communication*" OR "media" OR "knowledge" OR "information" OR "awareness")
NOT
TI = (“therapeutic use*” OR “reproductive” OR “records as topic” OR “exercise*” OR “modeling” OR “modelling” OR “tobacco” OR “ethic*” OR “veterinary medicine” OR “insurance” OR “disorders” OR "contracept*" OR "emergency medicine" OR clinical* OR “dental” OR “stroke” OR “law” OR “legal” OR “pharmacist*” OR “pharmaceutical*” OR “HIV” OR “surveillance” OR "emergency department" OR “nurse*” OR “AIDS” OR “provider*” OR “worker*” OR "departments" OR "sales")
NOT
TS = (“reproductive” OR “records as topic” OR “exercise*” OR “modeling” OR “modelling” OR “tobacco” OR “ethic*” OR “veterinary medicine” OR “insurance” OR "contracept*" OR "emergency medicine" OR “dental” OR “stroke” OR “law” OR “legal” OR “pharmacist*” OR “HIV” OR “surveillance” OR "emergency department" OR “AIDS” OR "sales")
Filters:
LANGUAGE: (English OR Chinese OR French OR Italian OR Portuguese OR Spanish) AND
Timespan= 2009-2012
Refined by: DOCUMENT TYPES = (ARTICLE) AND WEB OF SCIENCE CATEGORIES = (INFECTIOUS DISEASES OR EMERGENCY MEDICINE OR SOCIAL SCIENCES BIOMEDICAL OR SOCIAL SCIENCES INTERDISCIPLINARY OR HEALTH CARE SCIENCES SERVICES OR EDUCATION EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH OR NURSING OR PSYCHOLOGY MULTIDISCIPLINARY OR HEALTH POLICY SERVICES OR PSYCHOLOGY SOCIAL OR COMMUNICATION OR SOCIAL ISSUES OR NURSING SCI OR SOCIOLOGY)
Total   770 475 32 263