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Table 3 Health conditions, types of surveillance, and types of health products investigated

From: Utility of social media and crowd-intelligence data for pharmacovigilance: a scoping review

Topic (n = 70) Count (%)
Health conditions studied as per ICD-10 Multiple disease system 32 (45.7%)
Neoplasm 9 (12.9%)
Mental illness & behavioural disorders 8 (11.4%)
Factors influencing health status & contact with health services 6 (8.6%)
Nervous system 6 (8.6%)
Endocrine, nutritional & metabolic 3 (4.3%)
Not reported 2 (2.9%)
Circulatory system 2 (2.9%)
Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes 1 (1.4%)
Skin & subcutaneous tissue 1 (1.4%)
Type of surveillance studied Any adverse event 52 (74.3%)
Drug abuse/misuse 6 (8.6%)
Drug-to-drug interaction 4 (5.7%)
Specific adverse event (e.g., arthralgia, heart diseases, infertility) 7 (10.0%)
Treatment switching 1 (1.4%)
Type of health products included Pharmaceutical drugs (including biologics) 69 (98.6%)
Medical devices 1 (1.4%)
Natural health products 0 (0.0%)