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Table 1 General characteristic of included articles

From: The strategic framework of tuberculosis control and prevention in the elderly: a scoping review towards End TB targets

  Number %
Year of publication
 Before 2000 4 21%
 In or after 2000 15 79%
Authors
 From USA 10 53%
 From Japan, Canada and Belgium 7 37%
 From China and South Africa 2 10%
Definition of elderly
 People ≥ 65 years old 4 22%
 People ≥ 60 years old 1 5%
 Old people living in long-term care facilities 5 26%
 General concept 9 47%
Study aim
 Cost-effectiveness of case-finding strategy 4 21%
 Strategy in long-term care facilities 5 26%
 Othersa 10 53%
Study method
 Qualitative review 14 74%
 Quantitative analysis 5 26%
  1. aOthers: aim to explore the impact of interventions, general guideline, prevention and management measures, strategic priority, recommendations and policy implications