Table 8

Characteristics of included studies

Study characteristicNumberStudy characteristicNumber
DesignSetting
 RCT9General practice6
 Cluster RCT2Community health2
 Quality improvement1Supported veteran programme1
 Observational2Outpatient programme1
 Descriptive evaluation1Community home care6
 Qualitative1Federally funded health centres/Medicaid2
 Cohort2
InterventionGeographical area
 Telehealth9USA15
 eHealth and telehealth7Australia2
 mHealth1Canada1
 mHealth and eHealth1
Chronic conditionVulnerability
 Depression7Older age (>55 years)3
 Diabetes6Low SES12
 Multimorbidity5Homeless/supported accommodation1
Rural/low SES/underserved communities2
  • RCT, randomised controlled trial; SES, socioeconomic status.