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Table 2 Determinants of DMT according to their number of citations in the analyzed articles

From: Diasporic medical tourism: a scoping review of quantitative and qualitative evidence

FACTOR (frequency of occurrence) *RELATED ARTICLES
Medical culture (12)Bergmark et al., [57] ; De Freitas, [58] ; Horton & Cole, [39] ; Inhorn [47] ; Lee et al., [45]; Mathijsen [44] ; Messias [52]; Mines et al., [35] ; Osipovič, [50] ; Seid et al., [59] ; Şekercan et al., [40] ; Wallace et al., [34]
Time availability (‘by the way of being home’) (9)Bergmark et al., [57]; Hanefeld et al, [60] ; Lee et al., [45]; Main, [61]; Mathijsen [44]; Messias, [52]; Osipovič, [50]; Seid et al., [59]; Şekercan et al., [62]
Communication (6)De Jesus & Xiao, [63] ; Lee et al., [45] ; Main, [61]; Mathijsen [44]; Su et al., [41] ; Wang & Kwak, [2]
Dissatisfaction with current system (6)De Freitas, [58]; Main, [61] ; Migge & Gilmartin, [46]; Nielsen et al., [33]; Osipovič, [50]; Şekercan et al., [40]
Healthcare insurance status (accessibility) (5)Choi, [49]; Seid et al., [59]; Su et al., [41] ; Wallace et al., [34] ; De Jesus & Xiao, [63]
Quality of healthcare (5)Bergmark et al., [57]; De Jesus & Xiao, [63] ; Lokdam et al., [64]; Su et al., [41]; Wang & Kwak, [2]
Second opinion (3)Lokdam et al., [64] ; Mathijsen [44]; Şekercan et al., [40]
Value for money (affordability) (3)Mathijsen [44]; Migge & Gilmartin, [46] ; Stan, [65]
  1. *When there is an equal number of references to a specific factor, alphabetic order is applied