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Table 1 Search strategy used in different databases

From: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Bangladesh: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the studies

MEDLINE PubMed EMBASE
1. exp Metabolic Syndrome X/
2. exp. Syndrome/
3. Insulin resistance syndrome.mp.
4. exp. Hypertension/
5. high blood pressure.mp.
6. exp. Hyperlipidemias/
7. lipid disorder.mp.
8. 4 or 5
9. 6 or 7
10. exp. Hyperglycemia/
11. exp. Diabetes Mellitus/
12. high blood sugar.mp.
13. 10 or 11 or 12
14. exp. Obesity, Abdominal/
15. 8 and 9
16. 8 and 14
17. 8 and 13
18. 9 and 14
19. 9 and 13
20. 13 and 14
21. exp. Prevalence/
22. exp. Bangladesh/
23. 1 or 2 or 3 or 15 or 16 or 17 or 18 or 19 or 20
24. 21 and 22 and 23
Search (((((((((((Metabolic Syndrome) OR Syndrome) OR Insulin resistance syndrome) OR ((((Hypertension) OR high blood pressure)) AND ((Hyperlipidemia) OR lipid disorder))) OR ((((Hypertension) OR high blood pressure)) AND (((hyperglycemia) OR diabetes mellitus) OR high blood sugar))) OR ((abdominal obesity) AND ((Hypertension) OR high blood pressure))) OR ((((Hyperlipidemia) OR lipid disorder)) AND (((hyperglycemia) OR diabetes mellitus) OR high blood sugar))) OR ((abdominal obesity) AND ((Hyperlipidemia) OR lipid disorder))) OR ((abdominal obesity) AND (((hyperglycemia) OR diabetes mellitus) OR high blood sugar)))) AND prevalence) AND Bangladesh 1. exp Metabolic Syndrome X/
2. exp. Syndrome/
3. Insulin resistance syndrome.mp.
4. exp. Hypertension/
5. high blood pressure.mp.
6. exp. Hyperlipidemia/
7. lipid disorder.mp.
8. exp. hyperglycemia/
9. exp. diabetes mellitus/
10. high blood sugar.mp.
11. exp. abdominal obesity/
12. 4 or 5
13. 6 or 7
14. 8 or 9 or 10
15. 12 and 13
16. 12 and 14
17. 11 and 12
18. 13 and 14
19. 11 and 13
20. 11 and 14
21. 1 or 2 or 3 or 15 or 16 or 17 or 18 or 19 or 20
22. exp. prevalence/
23. exp. Bangladesh/
24. 21 and 22 and 23