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Table 2 Meta-data extracted from CEE systematic reviews and maps published between May 2012 and May 2019

From: Novel tools and methods for designing and wrangling multifunctional, machine-readable evidence synthesis databases

column_title Description
review_title Title of the review (with hyperlink)
Citation journal_name year volume:article number
pubilcation_date Date of publication according to EEJ
review_type Systematic review or systematic map
database_provided Was a database of studies and descriptive information provided as an additional file? 1 = yes, 0 = no
file_format The format of the database file
data_as_rows_variables_as_columns Is the data organised such that independent data points (e.g. studies) are rows and variables are columns? 1 = yes, 0 = no
multiple_values_per_cell Are there any occurrences where cells contain more than one value? 1 = yes, 0 = no
potential_linking_issue Are there any occurrences where cells contain more than one value across multiple variables? 1 = yes, 0 = no
format_condensed Is the database arranged in a condensed format? See manuscript for full description? 1 = yes, 0 = no
format_wide Is the database arranged in a wide format? See manuscript for full description? 1 = yes, 0 = no
format_long Is the database arranged in a long format? See manuscript for full description? 1 = yes, 0 = no
format_wideandlong Is the database arranged in a wide-and-long format? See manuscript for full description? 1 = yes, 0 = no
format_multiple Are multiple database formats provided? 1 = yes, 0 = no
value_separator Data separator used to indicate break between multiple values in a cell
multiple_separators_per_table Are different separators used within the same data table? 1 = yes, 0 = no
multiple_separators_per_cell Are different separators used within the same column? 1 = yes, 0 = no
Notes Further comments on data formatting
database_link The URL for the main database file