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Table 1 Search terms by databases searched

From: Childhood disability and socio-economic circumstances in low and middle income countries: systematic review

Database Search strategy
MEDLINE exp Disabled Children/or exp Disabled Persons/
exp Sensation Disorders/or exp Learning Disorders/
exp Physical Impairment/ or international classification of
exp Disability Evaluation/
child or exp Human Rights/
1 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 or 6 or 7
exp Developing Countries/
8 AND 9
limit 10 to (yr="1990 - 2009" and ("infant (1 to 23 months)" or "preschool child (2 to 5 years)" or "child (6 to 12 years)" or "adolescent (13 to 18 years)"))
EMBASE exp Handicapped Child/
exp Sensory Dysfunction/
exp Intellectual Impairment/or exp Hearing Impairment/
exp Disability/or exp Physical Disability/or exp Mental Deficiency/
exp Functional Assessment/or exp "International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health"/or exp Classification/or
exp Human Rights/or child
6 or 7 or 4 or 1 or 5 or 3 or 2
exp Developing Country/or low-income
9 and 8
limit 10 to (yr="1990 - 2009" and (infant < to one year > or preschool child <1 to 6 years > or school child <7 to 12 years > or adolescent < 13 to 17 years >))
PUBMED ("developing countries"[MeSH Major Topic]) AND ((("sensation disorders"[MeSH Major Topic]) OR ("mental retardation"[MeSH Major Topic])) OR ("disabled children"[MeSH Major Topic]))
Limits: Infant: 1-23 months, Preschool Child: 2-5 years, Child: 6-12 years, Adolescent: 13-18 years
VHL/POPLINE/Google Scholar ("disabled children" OR "disability" OR "ICF-CY") AND ("developing countries")
CSA (PsycInfo, ASSIA) KW = ((disabled children) or ICF-CY or (disability rights)) or KW = ((sensation disorders) or (sensory impairment) or (mental retardation))
KW = ((developing countries) or (low - income countries) or (poor countries)) or KW = ((latin american countries) or (south east asian countries) or (south american countries)) or KW = ((african south of sahara) or (subsaharan african countries) or (low middle - income countries)) 1 AND 2