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Table 2 Descriptive article statistics for the primary and secondary systematic maps

From: The nature and extent of evidence on methodologies for monitoring and evaluating marine spatial management measures in the UK and similar coastal waters: a systematic map

  Primary systematic map Secondary systematic map
Scale
 Single site 236 (60.4%) 2 (6.1%)
 Multiple individual sites 127 (32.5%) 31 (93.9%)
 Network 27 (6.9%) 0 (0.0%)
 Marine plan 1 (0.3%) 0 (0.0%)
Seasonality
 Not specified 236 (60.4%) 2 (6.1%)
 Year-round 127 (32.5%) 31 (93.9%)
 Mixed 27 (6.9%) 0 (0.0%)
 Seasonal 1 (0.3%) 0 (0.0%)
 Real-time 2 (0.5%) 0 (0.0%)
 Temporary 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Duration (years)
 < 3 6 (1.5%) 0 (0.0%)
 3–10 102 (26.1%) 0 (0.0%)
 > 10 164 (41.9%) 5 (15.2%)
 Not specified 75 (19.2%) 15 (45.5%)
 Mixed 44 (11.3%) 13 (39.4%)
Study environment
 Inshore 268 (68.5%) 2 (6.1%)
 Offshore 22 (5.6%) 1 (3.0%)
 Inshore & offshore 14 (3.6%) 2 (6.1%)
 Estuary 11 (2.8%) 0 (0.0%)
 Mixed 3 (0.8%) 1 (3.0%)
 Lagoon 2 (0.5%) 0 (0.0%)
 Not specified 71 (18.2%) 27 (81.8%)