Table 1

Qualsyst qualitative scoring tool

Questions for qualitative studiesYes
1Question/objective sufficiently described?
2Study design evident and appropriate?
3Context for the study clear?
4Connection to a theoretical framework/wider body of knowledge?
5Sampling strategy described, relevant and justified?
6Data collection methods clearly described and systematic?
7Data analysis clearly described and systematic?
8Use of verification procedure(s) to establish credibility?
9Conclusions supported by the results?
10Reflexivity of the account?