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Table 4 Study method descriptives

From: Government policy and agricultural production: a scoping review to inform research and policy on healthy agricultural commodities

Descriptives 
Data Type, n (%)
 Primary Data17 (17%)
 Secondary Data69 (67%)
 Combination17 (17%)
 Total103
Data Collection Method, n (%)
 Survey93 (79%)
 Economic Reports13 (11%)
 Interviews9 (8%)
 Focus Groups2 (2%)
 Total117
Study Outcomes, n (%)
 Production54 (34%)
 Land allocation (e.g., crop diversification, acreage expansion)25 (16%)
 Efficiency23 (15%)
 Employment18 (11%)
 Farm Income17 (11%)
 Othera20 (13%)
 Total157
Study Location, n (%)
 China14 (13%)
 United States9 (8%)
 The Czech Republic6 (6%)
 Othera79 (73%)
 Total108
Study Target Crop, n (%)
 Cereal Crops39 (37%)
 Oilseed Crops8 (8%)
 Livestock9 (8%)
 Dairy9 (8%)
 Othera41 (39%)
 Total106
Time Period of Evaluation, n (%)
  ≤ 2 Years29 (30%)
 3–5 Years18 (18%)
 6–10 Years29 (30%)
 11–20 Years16 (16%)
  ≥ 21 Years6 (6%)
 Total98
  1. aTotals will vary due to studies being classified under more than one category, or not reporting on all characteristics