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Table 1 ‘Search terms and strategy’

From: Contemporary women prisoners health experiences, unique prison health care needs and health care outcomes in sub Saharan Africa: a scoping review of extant literature.

Keyword Alternative
Prisons Female inmate*, OR female prisoners *, OR women inmates *, OR women prisoners *, OR health services *,
Research evidence health services availability *OR health services accessibility *, OR physical environment * OR physical structure*,
African Countries Sub Saharan Africa*OR Africa*OR and the names of all the individual countries classified as Sub Saharan Africa
1 Prisons
2 female inmates OR female prisoners OR women inmates OR women prisoners
3 health services) OR health services availability) health services accessibility OR physical environment) OR physical structure) AND
4 Sub Saharan Africa OR Africa
Databases were searched using the appropriate subject headings and/or keywords or text words for the above search groups:
Sample Search (Pubmed) searched on 1-12-2017
# Searches Results
1 Prison inmates 17477
2 female inmates female prisoners 1185
3 Female inmates OR female prisoners OR women inmates OR women prisoners health services) OR health services availability) health services accessibility OR physical environment) OR physical structure) AND Sub Saharan Africa OR Africa 52