Table 2

Criteria for COS outcomes which the stakeholders were asked to consider when deciding for or against inclusion of outcomes in COS for work

Criteria to considerOptional criteria
Outcomes should:
  1. Be sensitive to change

  2. Be feasible to measure

  3. Be applicable internationally

  4. Be work participation specific

  5. Capture multiple stakeholder perspectives

  6. Be in alignment with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health model

Outcomes should if possible/applicable:
  1. Be used for cost-effectiveness studies

  2. Be applicable across varying insurance schemes

  • COS, core outcome set.