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Table 3 Comparison of selected topic relevance according to different weighting type procedures.

From: Prioritization strategies in clinical practice guidelines development: a pilot study

Topic relevance Non-weighted procedure Equal weights procedure Different weights procedure Weighted based on the external survey
High relevance 2, 3 2, 3 2, 3 2, 3, 8
Intermediate relevance 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 4, 5, 6, 7
Low relevance 1, 9, 10 1, 10 1, 9, 10 1, 9, 10
  1. 1. Cardiology; 2. Gynecology; 3. Anesthesia; 4. Surgery; 5. Pediatrics; 6. Radiology A; 7. Nursing; 8. Radiology B; 9. Endocrinology; 10. Neurology.
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