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Table 1 Rules used to determine consensus classification for panel ratings

From: Developing a measure of polypharmacy appropriateness in primary care: systematic review and expert consensus study

Median panel score Criteria for:
Disagreement Equivocal Agreement
  >  20% of individual scores equal to: 20% of individual scores equal to:
1   4–9 4–9
2 5–9 5–9
3 6–9 6–9
4 ≥ 33% of individual scores equal to 1–3
AND
≥ 33% of individual scores equal to 7–9
1, 7–9 1, 7–9
5 1, 2, 8, 9 1, 2, 8, 9
6 1–3, 9 1–3, 9
7 1–4 1–4
8 1–5 1–5
9 1–6 1–6