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Table 2 Characteristics of the reviewed articles

From: How can interventions that target forest-goers be tailored to accelerate malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong Subregion? A systematic review of the qualitative literature

First author Year Country Duration of data collection Qualitative methods
Focus groups Individual interviews Observations
Adhikari 2018 Laos 11 months (Sep 2015 to Aug 2016) 12 FGDs with 100 participants 31 Yes
Bannister-Tyrrell 2018 Vietnam 2 months (April to June 2016) No 22 in-depth interview, 10 informal conversations Yes
Chen 2017 Vietnam 2 months (Dec 2015 to Jan 2016)   61  
Crawshaw 2017 Myanmar Unspecified 42 5  
Grietens 2010 Vietnam 3 months (July 2005 to September 2006)   101 Participated in everyday activities inc. forest activities
Grietens 2012 Vietnam 3 months (between July 2005 and September 2006) Yes Semi-structured Ethnography
Grietens 2015 Cambodia Unspecified (during 2012)   Yes Yes
Gryseels 2013 Cambodia 4 months (April to July 2010)   126 Yes
Gryseels 2015a Cambodia Between 2012 and 2013   320 individual interviews and 759 informal conversations Smelt household member’s arms for repellent
Gryseels 2015b Cambodia/Vietnam Border 5 months (between 2008 and 2010)   257 Observed daily life
Gryseels 2015c Cambodia Unspecified (during 2012)   153 Yes
Lim 2017 Cambodia 3 days in each village (20) 1 18 Yes
Liverani 2017 Cambodia 2013 duration unspecified   71  
Lyttleton 2016 Thailand 2 weeks in November 2014   Yes Observed daily life, health outreach activity
Panvisavas 2001 Thai Myanmar Border 8 months in 1999 5 Yes  
Pell 2017 Cambodia 2015 and 2016 Yes 40 Yes
Sahan 2017 Myanmar 4 months (March to July 2015)   45 Yes
Shafique 2016 Cambodia 8 months (August 2010 to March 2011) 6 13 Yes
Singhanetra-Renard 1986 Thailand June 1985 to March 1986   Yes Yes
Taffon 2018 Cambodia 4 months (December 2015 to March 2016) 86 9 Yes
Verschuere 2017 Cambodia 4 months (August to November 2013) 7 (49 participants in total) 42 Observed daily life
Wharton-Smith 2014 Myanmar 2 months (May to June 2014) Yes Yes