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Table 2 Inclusion and Exclusion criteria

From: The needs and experiences of mothers while in prison and post-release: a rapid review and thematic synthesis

Inclusion criteria
1. Empirical research study using qualitative or quantitative research methods
2. Includes research on the experiences, needs or risk of re-offending of mothers inprison or who were released from prison within 12 months of the date that the research was undertaken.
3. Includes the experiences or needs of mothers and their children in contact with statutory or government systems while the women are in prison or within 12 months of release
4. Research is conducted in Australia
Exclusion criteria
1. Systematic reviews (full text assessment was undertaken to check primary studies included in the rapid review)
2. Commentary paper which does not provide research methods
3. Not written in English
4. Narrative reviews, conference abstracts and protocols
5. Published prior to 2005
6. Research on men
7. Research on women who are not parents
8. Full text not available