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Table 2 Social robot(s) and intervention characteristics

From: Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of social robots for older adults and people with dementia: a scoping review

  No. of studies (n)
Social robots used
Pet robots 18
  Paro 11 [42, 48, 49, 52, 62, 66, 69, 72, 82, 83]
  CuDDler 1 [71]
  Qooboo 1 [66]
  Joy for all cat 3 [44, 60, 80]
  Joy for all dog 2 [44, 60]
Telepresence robots 8
  VGo 1 [74]
  Giraff 3 [69, 70, 74]
  Double 4 [38, 55, 75, 76]
Socially assistive robots 33
  Betty / Matilda 2 [63, 64]
  Cafero 2 [45, 78]
  CompanionAble robot 2 [56, 85]
  Eva 1 [50]
  Guide 1 [78]
  Hobbit PT2 1 [39, 40]
  iRobiQ 2 [45, 77]
  Kompai mobile robot 3 [46, 88, 89]
  MARIO 4 [41, 53, 67, 90]
  MAX (SCITOS G3) 1 [57]
  Nao / Zora 3 [61, 68, 86]
  Pepper 4 [47, 54, 66, 87]
  Robovie 2 1 [84]
  Silbot-2 1 [43]
  STRANDS robot 1 [59]
  SYMPARNTER 1 [58]
  Tiago 1 [79]
  Violet’s Nabaztag 2 [51, 65]
Study Duration
 Less than 1 week 6 [53, 56, 57, 62, 81, 85]
 One to four weeks 14 [39,40,41,42, 52, 54, 58, 59, 65, 67, 68, 82, 87, 88]
 More than four to 12 weeks 23 [38, 45,46,47,48,49,50,51, 60, 64, 70,71,72,73,74,75,76, 78,79,80, 82, 86, 89]
 More than 12 weeks 6 [43, 61, 63, 77, 84, 91]
 No clear information 4 [53, 55, 66, 69]
Intervention Frequency
 Full-time (or full day) 20 [38,39,40, 45, 51, 55,56,57,58,59,60, 65, 77, 79, 81, 82, 85, 89]
 Weekly intervention (ranging from 1 to 5 times weekly) 18 [41, 42, 47,48,49,50, 52,53,54, 61, 64, 67, 71,72,73, 75, 82,83,84,85,86,87,88]
 Others 2 [86, 91]
 No clear information 13 [43, 46, 53, 62, 63, 66, 68,69,70, 74, 76, 80, 84]