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Table 4 Median Question Scores for 15 original (phase 1 and 2) vs updated (phase 2) LactaMap CPGs

From: Integrating approaches for quality guideline development in LactaMap, an online lactation care support system

AGREE II Item number Median Question Rating (Likert scale from 1 to 7)
Domain 3. Rigour of Development Phase 1 original (15 CPGs) Phase 2 origina (15 CPGs) Phase 2 updated (15 CPGs)
7. Systematic methods were used to search for evidence 1 1 6
8. The criteria for selecting the evidence are clearly described 1 1 6
9. The strengths and limitations of the body of evidence are clearly described 4 2 3
10. The methods for formulating the recommendations are clearly described 5 5 6
11. The health benefits, side effects, and risks have been considered in formulating the recommendations 7 4 5
12. There is an explicit link between the recommendations and the supporting evidence 5 5 6
13. The guideline has been externally reviewed by experts prior to its publication 6 5 6
14. A procedure for updating the guideline is provided 4 3 6
Overall assessment question Phase 1 original (15 CPGs) Phase 2 original (15 CPGs) Phase 2 updated (15 CPGs)
1. Rate the overall quality of this guideline 5 5 6