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Table 1 Search Strategy and Keywords

From: The social determinants of otitis media in Aboriginal children in Australia: are we addressing the primary causes? A systematic content review

ParametersInclusionExclusionKeywords
LocationAustraliaOutside Australia(Abstract)
Australia OR “New South Wales” OR NSW OR Queensland OR QLD OR Victoria OR VIC OR Tasmania OR TAS OR Adelaide OR “Northern Territory” OR NT OR “Western Australia” OR WA
LanguageEnglishNot written in EnglishSelect for English only
TimeAnyNoneN/A
PopulationAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children/Aboriginal Children 0–12 years old in Australia.Non-Aboriginal Australians of any age or Aboriginal individuals older than 12 years old.(Title)
Aborigina OR “Torres Strait Islander” OR “Indigenous Australian” OR “Native Australian”
AND
Childa OR Infanta OR Infancy OR Kida OR Neonatea OR Toddlera OR Baby OR Babies OR Pediatric OR Paediatric
Health conditionOtitis media and ear disease-related pathologyNot concerned with otitis media or ear-disease-related pathology(Title)
“Otitis media” OR “Middle ear” OR “glue ear” OR “ear infection” OR Ear OR Hearing OR “bulging eardrum”
Literature typePublished primary research and grey literature (including qualitative, quantitative and mixed method design) included in databases indicateda.Published literature not included in the databases indicated.N/A
Google Scholar Modified Search
1. Australia AND Aborigina OR “Torres Strait Islander” OR “Indigenous Australian” OR “Native Australian” AND Childa OR Infanta OR Infancy OR Kida OR Neonatea OR Toddlera OR Baby OR Babies OR Pediatric OR Paediatric AND “bulging eardrum”
2. Australia AND Aborigina OR “Torres Strait Islander” OR “Indigenous Australian” OR “Native Australian” AND Childa OR Infanta OR Infancy OR Kida OR Neonatea OR Toddlera OR Baby OR Babies OR Pediatric OR Paediatric AND “Otitis media”
3. Australia AND Aborigina OR “Torres Strait Islander” OR “Indigenous Australian” OR “Native Australian” AND Childa OR Infanta OR Infancy OR Kida OR Neonatea OR Toddlera OR Baby OR Babies OR Pediatric OR Paediatric AND “Middle ear”
4. Australia AND Aborigina OR “Torres Strait Islander” OR “Indigenous Australian” OR “Native Australian” AND Childa OR Infanta OR Infancy OR Kida OR Neonatea OR Toddlera OR Baby OR Babies OR Pediatric OR Paediatric AND “ear infection”
5. Australia AND Aborigina OR “Torres Strait Islander” OR “Indigenous Australian” OR “Native Australian” AND Childa OR Infanta OR Infancy OR Kida OR Neonatea OR Toddlera OR Baby OR Babies OR Pediatric OR Paediatric AND “glue ear”
  1. aDatabases: PubMed, ProQuest, Scopus, Informit, Medline and Google Scholar