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Table 3 Summary statistics for elicitation method

From: A study of target effect sizes in randomised controlled trials published in the Health Technology Assessment journal

DELTA elicitation method Frequency %
Anchor 0 0
Distribution 2 1.9
Health economics 1 0.9
Opinion-seeking 10 9.3
Pilot 4 3.7
Review of evidence 49 45.8
Standard effect size (SES) 5 4.7
Mixeda 7 6.5
No mention 21 19.6
Other 8 7.5
  1. a‘Mixed’ methods included review of evidence