Table 6

The consensus definition

Consensus classificationDescriptionDefinition
Consensus inThe outcome should be included in the core outcome set70% or more of the participants scored outcome as 7–9, and <15% of the participants scored the outcomes as 1–3
Consensus outThe outcome should not be included in the core outcomes set50% or less of the participants scored the outcome as 7–9
No consensusUncertainty of the importance of outcomeAnything else