TableĀ 2

Hand-searching and results

Hand-searching methodDetails of hand-searchResults of hand-search
Hand-search of journalsSex Education; Gender and Education; Culture, Health and Sexuality; British Journal of School Nursing; American Journal of Sexuality Education; Journal of School Health; Sexualities; Health Education Research; Health Education; Health Education Journal; Health Education and Behaviour; Journal of Adolescent Health15
Checking referencesReference lists of all relevant papers12
Key authors/contactsAuthors of key papers/key contacts in field6
Hand-search of websitesBrook, Family Planning Association, Girl Guides, Joseph Rowntree, YWCA, YMCA, Action for Children, Nuffield Foundation, Sex Education Forum, UK Youth Parliament and RSE Hub3
LibrariesEducation Library and Arts and Social Sciences Library (University of Bristol)1
Internet searchesGoogle Scholar, Amazon0
Total37