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Table 1 Definition of consensus

From: The trials methodological research agenda: results from a priority setting exercise

Consensus classification Description Definition
Consensus in Consensus that topic should be included as a priority for trials methodology research 70% or more participants scoring as 7 to 9 AND < 15% participants scoring as 1 to 3
Consensus out Consensus that topic should not be included as a priority for trials methodology research 70% or more participants scoring as 1 to 3 AND < 15% of participants scoring as 7 to 9
No consensus Uncertainty about importance of topic as a priority for trials methodology research Anything else