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Table 1 Key words for systematic literature review

From: Applying the Analytic Hierarchy Process in healthcare research: A systematic literature review and evaluation of reporting

  Search terms Pubmed Web of Science
Block A Analytic Hierarchy Process 481 10,127
Analytical Hierarchy Process 486 3,148
multi-criteria decision analysis 236 2,821
multiple criteria decision 2,135 8,291
stated preference 977 32,773
Expert Choice 2,676 5,601
pairwise comparison 2,873 10,385
Block B Health economics 283,801 10,684
Health care 1,346,972 412,669
Combination Block A Analytic Hierarchy Process OR Analytical Hierarchy Process OR multi-criteria decision analysis OR multiple criteria decision OR stated preference OR Expert Choice OR pairwise comparison 9,685 68,767
(Analytic Hierarchy Process[Title/Abstract]) OR (Analytical Hierarchy Process[Title/Abstract]) OR (multi-criteria decision analysis[Title/Abstract]) OR (multiple criteria decision[Title/Abstract]) OR (stated preference[Title/Abstract]) OR (Expert Choice[Title/Abstract]) OR (pairwise comparison[Title/Abstract] ) 1,966 4,923
(Analytic Hierarchy Process[Title/Abstract]) OR (Analytical Hierarchy Process[Title/Abstract]) OR (multi-criteria decision analysis[Title/Abstract]) OR (multiple criteria decision[Title/Abstract]) OR (stated preference[Title/Abstract]) OR (pairwise comparison[Title/Abstract] ) 1,956 4,829
Block A AND Block B (Analytic Hierarchy Process OR Analytical Hierarchy Process OR multi-criteria decision analysis OR multiple criteria decision OR stated preference OR pairwise comparison) AND health care 306 137
((Analytic Hierarchy Process[Title/Abstract]) OR (Analytical Hierarchy Process[Title/Abstract]) OR (multi-criteria decision analysis[Title/Abstract]) OR (multiple criteria decision[Title/Abstract]) OR (stated preference[Title/Abstract]) OR (Expert Choice[Title/Abstract]) OR (pairwise comparison[Title/Abstract])) AND health care 307 139
Final search (Analytic Hierarchy Process[Title/Abstract]) OR (Analytical Hierarchy Process[Title/Abstract]) OR (multi-criteria decision analysis[Title/Abstract]) OR (multiple criteria decision[Title/Abstract]) OR (stated preference[Title/Abstract]) OR (pairwise comparison[Title/Abstract]) Filter: Language English, German 1,839 4,474