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Table 1 The six AGREE II domain scores and overall assessment scores of the 11 retrieved guidelines

From: Developing clinical practice guidelines for caries prevention and management for pre-school children through the ADAPTE process and Delphi consensus

Retrieved guidelines Scaled domain score
Domain 1 Domain 2 Domain 3 Domain 4 Domain 5 Domain 6 Overall
Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network, 2005 [18] 72.22 69.44 59.38 63.89 61.46 54.17 66.67
American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs, 2006 [33] 63.89 56.94 53.13 68.06 47.92 64.58 58.33
Ramos-Gomez et al., 2007 [34] 72.22 58.33 43.23 61.11 50.00 35.42 54.17
Irish Oral Health Services Guideline Initiative, 2008 [22] 93.06 77.78 80.73 81.94 67.71 64.58 83.33
Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU), 2008 [35] 65.28 51.39 53.13 56.94 50.00 37.50 54.17
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 2009 [36] 59.72 36.11 30.73 47.22 36.46 43.75 45.83
Irish Oral Health Services Guideline Initiative, 2009 [19] 91.67 65.28 79.69 79.17 63.54 72.92 79.17
Scottish Dental Effectiveness Programme, 2010 [21] 76.39 69.44 60.94 72.22 65.63 66.67 70.83
Ramos-Gomez et al., 2010 [37] 68.06 55.56 47.40 59.72 54.17 43.75 54.17
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 2011 [20] 76.39 66.67 56.77 66.67 52.08 41.67 62.50
Ramos-Gomez and Ng, 2011 [23] 72.22 63.89 58.33 62.50 51.04 39.58 54.17
  1. Domain 1 – Scope & Purpose; Domain 2 – Stakeholder Involvement; Domain 3 – Rigour of Development; Domain 4 – Clarity of Presentation; Domain 5 – Applicability; Domain 6 – Editorial Independence; Overall – Overall assessment