Table 2

Screening questions to identify literature for inclusion in a scoping review investigating strategies to mitigate potentially deleterious impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on child and youth well-being

Screening domain and questionCharacteristics for assessment
Yes—includeNo—excludeUnclear—include
Title and abstract screening questions to be used to identify literature to be included in the full-text screening process
Study design: Does the title/abstract describe an observational or interventional primary research study, including focus groups and qualitative inquiries?Yes: The study employs an observational or interventional primary research design, including focus groups and qualitative inquiries.No: The study is a protocol, review, commentary, editorial, opinion, case study, case report, thesis, preprint or a report from an expert advisory group.Unclear: It is unclear if the study employs an observational or interventional primary research design, including focus groups and qualitative inquiries.
Publication type: Does the title and abstract come from a published study?Yes: The study is a published study.No: The study is not a published study.Unclear: It is unclear if the study is a published study.
Population: Does the population of interest include children or youth aged 18 years or under?Yes: The study population describes children or youth aged 18 years or under.No: The population of interest does not include children or youth aged 18 years or under.Unclear: It is unclear if the population of interest includes children or youth aged 18 years or under.
Exposure: Is the study’s exposure of interest any strategy implemented to mitigate potentially deleterious impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children or youth?Yes: The exposure of interest includes any strategy implemented to mitigate potentially deleterious impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children or youth.No: The exposure of interest does not include any strategy implemented to mitigate potentially deleterious impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children or youth.Unclear: It is unclear if the exposure of interest includes any strategy implemented to mitigate potentially deleterious impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children or youth.
Outcome: Does the title or abstract report on any well-being outcome(s) operationalised according to pre-established domains (health and nutrition, connectedness, safety and support, learning and competence, and agency and resilience)?Yes: One or more of the outcomes in the study are any well-being outcomes operationalised according to pre-established domains (health and nutrition, connectedness, safety and support, learning and competence, and agency and resilience).No: There is no outcome in the study related to any of well-being outcomes operationalised according to pre-established domains (health and nutrition, connectedness, safety and support, learning and competence, and agency and resilience).Unclear: It is unclear from the title and abstract if the outcome of interest is related to any of well-being outcomes operationalised according to pre-established domains (health and nutrition, connectedness, safety and support, learning and competence, and agency and resilience).
Screening domain and questionCharacteristics for assessment
Yes—includeNo—exclude
Full article screening questions to be used to identify literature for inclusion in the systematic review
Timeframe: Was the strategy enacted on or after 1 December 2019?Yes: The strategy was enacted on or after 1 December 2019.No: The strategy was enacted before 1 December 2019.
Setting: Was the setting where the strategy was enacted outside of an acute care setting?Yes: The setting where the strategy was enacted is not an acute care setting.No: The setting where the strategy was enacted is an acute care setting.
  • Full article screening questions include all screening domains and questions from title and abstract screening and two additional domains.