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Table 1 Sample search strategy

From: Should we ‘hug a hoodie’? Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions with young people not in employment, education or training (so-called NEETs)

  Sample search strategy
1 Adolescen*
2 Child*
3 Teen*
4 Youth*
5 Young*
6 Student*
7 Minors
8 Juvenile
24 1 OR 2 OR 3 OR 4 OR 5 OR 6 OR 7 OR 8
9 NEET
10 Unemploy*
11 ‘Out of work’
12 ‘Socially excluded’
13 Disadvantaged
14 ‘Not in work’
15 ‘Not in Employment’
16 ‘Not in education’
25 9 OR 10 OR 11 OR 12 OR 13 OR 14 OR 15 OR 16
17 ‘Randomised controlled trial’
18 ‘Randomized controlled trial’
19 ‘Cluster trial’
20 ‘Clinical trial’
21 ‘Control* trial’
22 ‘Control group’
23 ‘Experimental group’
26 17 OR 18 OR 19 OR 20 OR 21 OR 22 OR 23
27 24 AND 25
28 24 AND 26
29 25 AND 26
30 24 AND 25 AND 26