TableĀ 2

Predetermined themes (charting form)

ConceptsType of analysis
Sources (characteristics)Year of publicationDescriptive analysis (Frequency, percentage, etc)
Sample (n, age, dx)
Type of sources/study design (eg, empirical, author opinion)
Study population (Who?)Type of housing (domicile, private residence, seniors housing or other)Descriptive analysis (Frequency, percentage, etc.)
Living arrangement (eg, living alone, with spouse or other)Descriptive analysis (Frequency, percentage, etc)
Cognitive status (mild cognitive impairment, dementia, impaired (unspecified), unimpaired, not mentioned)Descriptive analysis (Frequency, percentage, etc)
Incidents (What?)Type (eg, injuries, poisoning, and other externals sources)
Frequency (incidence, prevalence)
Descriptive analysis (Frequency, percentage, etc)
Severity (consequences/adverse outcomes)Content analysis (narrative)
Circumstances (When? Where? How and Why?)Time (day/night; winter/summer)
Location (eg, inside/outside, urban/rural areas, home/public places)
Descriptive analysis (Frequency, percentage, etc)
Reasons (eg, activity the person was engaged in at the time of the incident, potential causes for the incident)Content analysis (narrative)
Preventive measures
Formal programs or interventions designed with the objective to prevent avoidable injuries as well as relevant for older adults with cognitive impairment and living in the community
Content analysis (narrative)