Table 2. Summary of round-two appropriateness ratings with definitions of consensus, N = 819.
Appropriateness ratings n (%)
Agreement (8/10 [80%] of panel members rating in the same three-point region)465 (56.8%)
  • Appropriate (80% of panel members rating 7–9)

214 (26.1%)
  • Inappropriate (80% of panel members rating 1–3)

251 (30.6%)
Agreement with uncertain benefit (80% of panel members rating the same consecutive three-point region, but not 1–3 or 7–9)59 (7.2%)
Disagreement (≥30% of scores in 1–3 and ≥30% in 7–9 for same scenario)24 (2.9%)
Equivocal (ratings of clinical scenarios without consensus; that is, neither ‘agreement’ nor ‘disagreement’)271 (33.1%)