Table 2

The level of agreement on statements included in the survey over consecutive Delphi rounds

Round 1
(N (%))
Round 2
(N (%))
Round 3
(N (%))
Statements for inclusion41 (35)54 (46)60 (51)
Statements for exclusion25 (21)36 (31)42 (36)
No consensus51 (44)27 (23)15 (13)
  • Statements for inclusion—strongly agree or agree by>70% of respondents; Statements for exclusion—strongly disagree or disagree by>70% of respondents; No consensus—statements not reaching the above criteria. Values expressed as numbers (% of total number of statements included in the survey).