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Table 2 Standardized scores (%) on the Appraisal of Guidelines, Research and Evaluation (AGREE) instrument assigned to the 13 guidelines.

From: Methodological quality of English-language genetic guidelines on hereditary breast-cancer screening and management: an evaluation using the AGREE instrument

  Domain number (name)
  1 (Scope and purpose) 2 (Stakeholder involvement) 3 (Rigour of development) 4 (Clarity and presentation) 5 (Applicability) 6 (Editorial independence)
National Cancer Comprehensive Network1 [2] 92.6 63.9 50.8 83.3 7.4 100.0
Ministry of Health, Singapore2 [15] 7.4 47.2 12.7 69.4 25.9 0.0
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists1 [16] 100.0 44.4 33.3 77.8 18.5 0.0
Insitute for Clinical Systems Improvement1 [17] 74.1 50.0 52.4 80.6 55.6 55.6
New Zealand Guidelines Group2 [18] 81.5 75.0 81.0 100.0 85.2 100.0
American Cancer Society (MRI)1 [19] 96.3 52.8 65.1 86.1 44.4 0.0
National Society of Genetic Counselors1 [20] 100.0 41.7 69.8 72.2 44.4 50.0
University of Michigan1 [21] 92.6 8.3 39.7 80.6 0.0 88.9
Towards Optimized Practice Alberta2 [22] 74.1 33.3 7.9 69.4 18.5 0.0
National Health System2 [23, 24] 88.9 75.0 87.3 88.9 77.8 50.0
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force2 [25] 96.3 72.2 69.8 86.1 3.7 50.0
Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Group2 [26] 96.3 50.0 96.8 86.1 88.9 72.2
American Cancer Society1 [27] 92.6 47.2 52.4 55.6 11.1 50.0
  1. 1Independent body/no endorsement,.
  2. 2National/state endorsement,