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Table 3 Definition of consensus

From: Selecting Core Outcomes for Randomised Effectiveness trials In Type 2 Diabetes (SCORE-IT): study protocol for the development of a core outcome set

Consensus classification Description Definition
Consensus in Consensus that outcome should be included in the core outcome set 70% or more participants scoring as 7–9 AND < 15% participants scoring as 1–3
Consensus out Consensus that outcome should not be included in the core outcomes set 50% or fewer participants scoring 7–9 in each stakeholder group.
No consensus Uncertainty about importance of outcome Anything else