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Table 1 Criteria for considering records or reports for this review

From: Tools for assessing the scalability of innovations in health: a systematic review

Criteria Inclusion Exclusion Question related to the criteria
Type of report Original paper
Research report
Evaluation report
Knowledge synthesis
Government document
Editorial
Commentary
Opinion letter
Protocol
Is this empirical research using quantitative or qualitative methods?
Aim of study Development of a tool (e.g. a guide, framework, questionnaire, factors, facilitators or barriers)
Assessment of one or more measurement (or psychometric) properties of a tool
Assessment of the interpretability of a tool
The study did not present or describe a guide, framework, questionnaire, factors, facilitators or barriers (hereafter referred to as “tool”) Does the study present the development, validation or interpretability of a tool?
Aim of the tool Tool aiming to assess the scalability of an innovation (i.e. potential or readiness for scale-up, for spread, for transfer, for diffusion or for system wide implementation) The tool is not intended to be used for assessing the scalability of an innovation Does the tool aim to evaluate the scalability of an innovation?
Setting Any health context The tool is not intended to be used for an innovation in the field of health Is the tool intended to be used for innovation in the field of health?