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Table 4 Search terms used for final search 26 November, 2018

From: Prevalence and determinants of gestational diabetes mellitus in Africa based on the updated international diagnostic criteria: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Data based used Search term Items found Date and Time
PubMed (((diabetes OR hyperglycemia OR "glucose intolerance" OR "gestational diabetes" OR "impaired glucose tolerance" OR "impaired fasting glucose" OR "diabetes mellitus" OR "postprandial glucose tolerance" OR "glucose tolerance")) AND (("physical inactivity" OR "sedentary life style" OR "physical activity" OR "previous foetal macrosmia" OR "pervious unexplained still birth" OR "previous still birth" OR "family history of type 2 diabetes mellitus" OR "high mid upper arm circumference" OR obesity OR overweight OR "body mass index" OR "previous gestational diabetes mellitus" OR age OR "advanced maternal age" OR "previous pregnancies" OR "polyhydramnios" OR glycosuria OR "depression" OR "dietary diversity" OR HIV OR residence OR "Urban residence" OR "rural residence")) AND (((pregnan*) OR gestation*) OR Gravid*) OR gestational diabetes AND ((Africa* OR east Africa* OR north Africa* OR central Africa* OR Angola* OR algeria OR Benin* OR Botswan* OR burkina faso OR Burkinabe* OR burundi OR Cameroon* OR cape Verde* OR central african republic OR Chad* OR Comor* OR Congo* OR congo, democratic republic of OR cote d'ivoire OR ivory coast OR ivorian OR Djibouti* OR Dominica* OR egypt OR equatorial guinea OR Ecuador* OR Guinea* OR Eritrea* OR Ethiopia* OR Gabon* OR Gambia* OR Ghana* OR guinea OR guinea-bissau OR Kenya* OR lesotho OR Liberia* OR libya OR Madagascar* OR Malawi* OR Mali* OR Mauritania* OR mauritius OR mozambique OR morocco OR Namibia* OR Niger* OR nigeria OR Rwanda* OR sao tome and principe OR Senegal* OR seychelles OR sierra Leone* OR Somalia* OR south Africa* OR south sudan OR Sudan* OR swaziland OR swazi OR Tanzania* OR Togo* OR Tonga* OR Uganda* OR Zambia* OR tunisia OR Zimbabwe*)) AND human NOT animal 1378 17/11/2018
Time 11:57 PM
Scopus ( ALL ( diabetes OR hyperglycemia OR "glucose intolerance" OR "gestational diabetes" OR "impaired glucose tolerance" OR "impaired fasting glucose" ) OR TITLE-ABS-KEY ( "diabetes mellitus" OR "postprandial glucose tolerance" OR "glucose tolerance" ) AND TITLE-ABS-KEY ( "physical inactivity" OR "sedentary life style" OR macrosmia OR "previous still birth" OR "family history of diabetes mellitus" ) OR TITLE-ABS-KEY ( "high mid upper arm circumference" OR obesity OR overweight OR "body mass index" OR "previous gestational diabetes mellitus" OR " maternal age" OR depression OR "dietary diversity" OR residence ) AND TITLE-ABS-KEY ( pregnan* OR gestation* OR gravid* OR "gestational diabetes" ) AND TITLE-ABS-KEY ( africa* OR east AND africa* OR north AND africa* OR central AND africa ) OR TITLE-ABS-KEY ( angola* OR algeria OR benin* OR botswan* OR burkina AND faso OR burkinabe* OR burundi ) OR TITLE-ABS-KEY ( cameroon* OR cape AND verde* OR 'central AND african AND republic' OR chad* OR comor* OR congo* OR congo, AND democratic AND republic AND of OR cote AND d'ivoire OR ivory AND coast OR ivorian ) OR TITLE-ABS-KEY ( djibouti* OR dominica* OR egypt OR equatorial AND guinea OR ecuador* OR guinea* OR eritrea* OR ethiopia* ) OR TITLE-ABS-KEY ( gabon* OR gambia* OR ghana* OR guinea OR guinea-bissau OR kenya* OR lesotho OR liberia* OR libya OR madagascar* OR malawi* OR mali* OR mauritania* OR mauritius OR mozambique OR morocco ) OR TITLE-ABS-KEY ( namibia* OR niger* OR nigeria OR rwanda* OR sao AND tome AND principe OR senegal* OR seychelles OR sierra AND leone* OR somalia* OR south AND africa ) OR TITLE-ABS-KEY ( south AND sudan OR sudan* OR swaziland OR swazi OR tanzania* OR togo* OR tonga* OR uganda* OR zambia* OR tunisia OR zimbabwe* ) AND TITLE-ABS-KEY ( human ) ) 543 17/11/2018
Time 12:08 AM
Google scholar “ Gestational diabetes mellitus OR Hyperglycemia ” AND “ Name each African countries ” 854 26/11/2018
Time 4:22 pm
Other sources “gestational diabetes” and Africa; “impaired fasting glucose” and pregnancy and Africa; diabetes and pregnancy and Africa; “impaired glucose tolerance” and pregnancy and Africa; “gestational diabetes” and “African countries.” 53 26 /11/2018