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Table 1 Definition of consensus

From: Development of a core outcome set for the evaluation of interventions to enhance trial participation decisions on behalf of adults who lack capacity to consent: a mixed methods study (COnSiDER Study)

Consensus classification Description Definition
Consensus in Consensus that outcome should be included in the core outcome set ≥ 70% scoring 7 to 9 AND < 15% scoring 1 to 3
Consensus out Consensus that outcome should not be included in the core outcome set ≥ 70% scoring 1 to 3 AND < 15% scoring 7 to 9
No consensus Uncertainty about importance of outcome Anything else and no new compelling reasons in the comment boxes regarding why