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Table 5 General characteristics of included scoping reviews (n=28)

From: Medicines and vaccines supply chains challenges in Nigeria: a scoping review

Characteristic Number Percentage (%)
Total number of included articles 28 100%
Publication year   
2005 - 2010 2 7%
2011 - 2015 7 25%
2016 - 2020 19 68%
Journal coverage   
Nigerian 1 4%
African 5 18%
Global 22 79%
Focus of study   
Medicine 14 50%
Vaccine 14 50%
Type of paper   
Original research 25 89%
Report 2 7%
Review 1 4%
Methodology   
Quantitative 19 68%
Qualitative 5 18%
Mixed method 4 14%