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Table 1 PCC (Population, Concept, and Context pneumonic) framework for defining the eligibility of the primary question for the scoping review

From: Mapping evidence of free maternal healthcare financing and quality of care in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic scoping review protocol

P-PopulationQualitative, quantitative or mixed methods studies involving free maternal healthcare financing policies: we defined free maternal healthcare policy as any insurance scheme that seeks to eliminate financial barriers associated with the use of maternal and child healthcare services by pregnant and post-natal mothers
C-ConceptQuality of care: quality of maternal healthcare is defined based on client, healthcare provider and health manager perspectives
C-ContextSub-Saharan Africa: In this study, sub-Saharan Africa will refer to all countries in the WHO African Region [21]