Table 2

Percentage of reviews that met systematic review criteria,16 reporting other methodological details

% (n)
(total n=88)
Involving an information specialist/librarian22.7 (20)
Involving stakeholders6.8 (6)
Registering a protocol33.0 (29)
Searching COVID-19 specific databases19.3 (17)
Searching >2 databases90.9 (80)
Referring to PRISMA reporting guidelines73.9 (65)
Named their funding source10.1 (9)
Planning to update5.7 (5)
  • PRISMA, Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses.