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Table 1 Characteristics of peer reviewed studies

From: Integrating human rights approaches into public health practices and policies to address health needs amongst Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: a systematic review and meta-ethnographic analysis

Study Title Aims Study design Sample Intervention Quality appraisal*
1. Akhter S, Kusakabe K. (2014) [24] Gender-based Violence among Documented Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh Highlights the gender-based violence among documented Rohingya refugees living in the Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh. Qualitative, Direct interviews N = 24 females and 19 males No 7/10
High quality
2. Crabtree, K (2010) [45] Economic Challenges and Coping Mechanisms in Protracted Displacement: A Case Study of the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh. Explore the desires and concerns of refugee populations surviving without adequate aid in order to explore risks associated with income-generating activities and the possibilities for livelihood support. Qualitative, Interviews and focus group discussions N = 127 No 8/10
High quality
3. Khan, M.U. & Munshi, M.H. (1983) [59] Clinical illnesses and causes of death in a burmese refugee camp in Bangladesh To identify clinical illnesses and causes of death amongst Burmese refugees in Leda camp in Bangladesh. Quantitative N = 954 No 3/7
Medium quality
4. Milton, A. H. et al. (2017) [9] Trapped in statelessness: Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Highlight the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh, with special emphasis on their living conditions. Qualitative, literature review and interviews N = 20 Rohingya refugees and other stakeholders No 8/10
High quality
5. Mahmood SS et al. (2016) [6] The Rohingya people of Myanmar: health, human rights, and identity Outlines the historical events preceding this complex emergency in health and human rights. Qualitative NA No 6/10
Medium quality
6. Prodip Alam, M. (2017) [54] Health and Educational Status of Rohingya Refugee Children in Bangladesh Explores the educational and health status of Rohingya refugee children with specific attention to gender issues. Qualitative, key informant interviews N = 16 and other stakeholders No 9/10
High quality
7. Riley, A. et al. (2017) [53] Daily stressors, trauma exposure, and mental health among stateless Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Examined trauma history, daily environmental stressors, and mental health outcomes for Rohingya adults residing in Kutupalong and Nayapara refugee camps in Bangladesh. Quantitative N = 148 No 7/7
High quality
8. Tanabe, M. et al. (2017) [56] Family planning in refugee settings: findings and actions from a multi-country study A multi country assessment to document knowledge of family planning, beliefs and practices of refugees, and the state of service provision. Mixed-methods Survey = 507 households; Facility assessments = 4;
DIs =4;
FGD participants = 30
No 2/3
Medium quality
9. Ullah AA. (2011) [46] Rohingya Refugees to Bangladesh: Historical Exclusions and Contemporary Marginalization Tries to understand the dynamics and severity of reported humiliation by the government of Rohingya population and their marginalization in two camps in Bangladesh. Mixed-methods N = 134 No 2/3
Medium quality
10. Wijnroks, M. et al. (1993) [58] Surveillance of the Health and Nutritional Status of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh To determine the health and nutritional status of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Quantitative N = 161,000 No 5/7
Mediumquality
  1. *Quality appraisal scores: (i) Qualitative: 0–3 poor quality, 4–6 medium quality, 7–10 high quality; (ii) Quantitative: 0–2 poor quality, 3–5 medium quality, 6–7 high quality; (iii) Mixed methods: 0 poor quality, 1–2 medium quality, 3 high quality