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Table 5 Clinical guideline (CG) conflict-of-interest (COI) management and funding (n = 48)

From: The development of clinical guidelines in China: insights from a national survey

Methods (yes responses) No. (%)
COI management and funding (n = 48)  
 The institution has funding for CG development 16 (33.3)
 The institution has a COI management policy 11 (23.4)
 Specific methods (open-ended responses) n (%)
Funding source (n = 16)  
 Nonprofit association 8 (50.0)
 Government 6 (37.5)
 Industry 5 (31.3)
 Medical association 2 (12.5)
 Other 3 (18.8)
COI types (n = 48)  
 No COI 33 (68.8)
 Professional and intellectual interests of working group members 12 (27.1)
 Financial interests of working group members 4 (8.3)
 Financial interests of institution 3 (6.3)