Table 1

Search trial on PubMed, CINAHL, Embase, Scopus, Global Health and PsycINFO

DatabaseSearch numberMedical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms and keywordsArticles
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PubMed#1(“coronary disease” [MeSH Terms] OR (“coronary” [All Fields] AND “disease” [All Fields]) OR “coronary disease” [All Fields] OR (“coronary” [All Fields] AND “heart” [All Fields] AND “disease” [All Fields]) OR “coronary heart disease” [All Fields]) OR (“coronary artery disease” [MeSH Terms] OR (“coronary” [All Fields] AND “artery” [All Fields] AND “disease” [All Fields]) OR “coronary artery disease” [All Fields))294 895
#2“china” [MeSH Terms] OR “china” [All Fields)) OR (“asian continental ancestry group” [MeSH Terms] OR (“asian” [All Fields] AND “continental” [All Fields] AND “ancestry” [All Fields] AND “group” [All Fields]) OR “asian continental ancestry group” [All Fields] OR “chinese”[All Fields])1 357 102
#3adherence [All Fields] OR (“patient compliance” [MeSH Terms] OR (“patient” [All Fields] AND “compliance” [All Fields]) OR “patient compliance” [All Fields] OR “compliance” [All Fields] OR “compliance” [MeSH Terms]) OR persistence [All Fields] OR discontinue [All Fields] OR underuse [All Fields] OR non-adherence [All Fields] OR non-compliance [All Fields] OR comply [All Fields] OR (“patient compliance” [MeSH Terms] OR (“patient” [All Fields] AND “compliance” [All Fields]) OR “patient compliance” [All Fields] OR “compliant” [All Fields]) OR adhere [All Fields]353 524
#4#1 AND #2 AND #3173
CINAHL#1(coronary heart disease OR coronary artery disease)33 626
#2(China OR Chinese)59 960
#3(adherence OR compliance OR persistence OR discontinue OR underuse OR non-adherence OR non-compliance OR comply OR compliant OR adhere)105 750
#4#1 AND #2 AND #323
Embase#1(coronary AND (‘heart’/exp OR heart) AND (‘disease’/exp OR disease) OR coronary) AND (‘artery’/exp OR artery) AND (‘disease’/exp OR disease)433 989
#2china OR chinese1 695 781
#3adherence OR compliance OR persistence OR discontinue OR underuse OR ‘non adherence’ OR ‘non-compliance’ OR comply OR compliant OR adhere524 776
#4#1 AND #2 AND #3320
Scopus#1(coronary heart disease OR coronary artery disease)201 258
#2(China OR Chinese)1 096 428
#3(adherence OR compliance OR persistence OR discontinue OR underuse OR non-adherence OR non-compliance OR comply OR compliant OR adhere)696 604
#4#1 AND #2 AND #354
Global Health#1(coronary heart disease OR coronary artery disease)39 659
#2(China OR Chinese)315 129
#3(adherence OR compliance OR persistence OR discontinue OR underuse OR non-adherence OR non-compliance OR comply OR compliant OR adhere)58 414
#4#1 AND #2 AND #356
PsycINFO#1(coronary heart disease OR coronary artery disease)6844
#2(China OR Chinese)99 722
#3(adherence OR compliance OR persistence OR discontinue OR underuse OR non-adherence OR non-compliance OR comply OR compliant OR adhere)80 844
#4#1 AND #2 AND #38
  • CINAHL, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature.