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Table 2 Median, 30th centile, 70th centile, appropriateness, and disagreement index, by item

From: Methodological criteria for the assessment of moderators in systematic reviews of randomised controlled trials: a consensus study

  Median 30thcentile 70thcentile Appropriateness Disagreement index *
Stage 1      
1a 6.0 6 7 Appropriate 0.16
1b 6.5 6 8 Appropriate 0.29
2a 4.0 3 5 Uncertain 0.85
2b 8.0 7 8 Appropriate 0.13
3a 5.5 5 6 Appropriate 0.22
3b 4.5 3 6 Uncertain 0.97
4a 4.5 3 6 Uncertain 0.97
4b 5.0 4 5 Uncertain 0.32
5a 6.5 6 8 Appropriate 0.29
5b 5.0 3 6 Uncertain 0.97
6a 8.0 8 8 Appropriate 0.00
6b 4.5 3 6 Uncertain 0.97
6c 6.5 5 7 Appropriate 0.37
Stage 2      
1 6.0 4 7 Appropriate 0.65
2 0.0 0 5 Inappropriate 1.09
3 6.0 5 6 Appropriate 0.29
4 4.0 2 2 Uncertain 0.96
  1. *A disagreement index of less than 1.0 indicates no disagreement