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Table 1 Overview of included studies

From: Men’s grief following pregnancy loss and neonatal loss: a systematic review and emerging theoretical model

 Quantitative (n = 19)Qualitative (n = 26)Mixed Methods (n = 1)Total (n = 46)
Year of publication
 1998–20027512
 2003–20075611
 2008–2012279
 2013–201858114
Region of study
 Australia5510
 United Kingdom336
 United States and Canada813122
 Europe347
 The Middle East11
Informant group
 Men31316
 Men and women1512128
 Men and service providers11
 Men, women and service providers11
Total study sample sizea
 10 or under1910
 11–5031619
 51–100314
 101–200617
 201–30022
 301–50022
 500+22
Number of male participants
 10 or under11819
 11–5067114
 51–10044
 101–200415
 201–300
 301–50033
 Unspecified11
 Loss type    
 Miscarriage9817
 Recurrent miscarriage (3+)112
 Stillbirth18110
 Neonatal death
 Medical termination for nonviable anomaly112
 Combination (pregnancy and neonatal losses)7815
Primary outcome focus
 Grief165122
 Other32124
  1. aNumbers only report the number of participants who experienced a pregnancy loss or neonatal loss