TABLE 1

Literature Search Results From January 1, 2003, to September 1, 2008

Database and Key WordTotal References Identified, NArticles Excluded at Abstract Review Phase, nArticles Retained for Full Review, nArticles Rejected After Full Review, nArticles Included, n
Medline
    Literacy19101859514011
    WRAT3736101
    REALM10631063000
    Reading ability276275110
    Numeracy152151110
    Reading skill5353000
    TOFHLA3434000
    Wide range achievement00000
    Rapid estimate of adult00000
    Test of functional health00000
CINAHL
    Literacy519517211
    WRAT116116000
    REALM112112000
    Reading ability3131000
    Numeracy1616000
    Reading skill22000
    TOFHLA33000
    Wide range achievement33000
    Rapid estimate of adult44000
    Test of functional health44000
Total43354279564313
  • WRAT indicate Wide Range Achievement Test.