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Table 3 Distribution of barriers and solutions on access to health care in the retrieved studies (n = 251) a

From: Supporting access to healthcare for refugees and migrants in European countries under particular migratory pressure

  Healthcare services in general n = 131 [1–131] Mental health n = 50 [132–181] Child care n = 30 [182–211] Victim of violence care n = 10 [212–221] Sexual and reproductive care n = 45 [222–266] Total
Barriers n (%) Solutions n (%) Barriers n (%) Solutions n (%) Barriers n (%) Solutions n (%) Barriers n (%) Solutions n (%) Barriers n (%) Solutions n (%) Barriers n (%) Solutions n (%)
Categories
Legislative and administrative aspects 44 (19) 25 (13) 8 (10) 6 (9) 15 (31) 7 (14) 3 (23) 3 (25) 11 (14) 2 (9) 81 (18) 43 (13)
Linguistic and cultural issues 65 (30) 44 (23,5) 32 (39) 15 (23) 14 (30) 12 (24) 5 (38) 2 (16,6) 27 (35) 9 (41) 143 (32) 82 (24,5)
Information for health providers 19 (8) 17 (9) 2 (3) 2 (4) 1 (8) 1 (8,4) 4 (5) 24 (5) 22 (6,5)
Information for refugees and migrants 36 (15) 27 (14) 13 (16) 8 (12,5) 7 (15) 8 (16) 1 (8) 14 (18) 3 (13,5) 71 (16) 46 (14)
Organisation and quality of services 46 (20) 45 (24) 25 (31) 25 (39) 10 (20) 13 (26) 3 (23) 6 (50) 20 (26) 7 (32) 104 (23) 96 (28)
Coordination between care providers 21 (9) 29 (15,5) 3 (4) 8 (12,5) 2 (4) 8 (16) 2 (2) 1 (4,5) 28 (6) 46 (14)
Total 231 (100) 187 (100) 81 (100) 64 (100) 48 (100) 50 (100) 13 (100) 12 (100) 78 (100) 22 (100) 451 (100) 335 (100)
  1. aPlease note that a same study could focus on more than one barrier or solution