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Table 1 Search methods for identification of studies: A systematic review and meta-analysis on the association between HL and mortality from 2006 to 2020

From: Association between health literacy and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Database Search strategy Results
Web of Science Core Collection #1: TOPIC: (“health literacy”) OR TOPIC: (“healthy literacy”) OR TOPIC: (literacy) 17411
#2: TOPIC: (mortality) OR TOPIC: (death) OR TOPIC: (fatal) 1397471
#3: #1 AND #2 1170
PubMed #1: ((health literacy [MeSH Terms]) OR (healthy literacy [MeSH Terms])) OR (literacy [MeSH Terms]) 6558
#2: ((mortality [MeSH Terms]) OR (death [MeSH Terms])) OR (fatal [MeSH Terms]) 514466
#3: #1 AND #2 65
  Total 1235
  1. MeSH Medical Subject Headings