Table 3

Mean average MORE clinical relevance and newsworthiness ratings across publication types

Number of publicationsAverage relevance (95% CI)Average newsworthiness (95% CI)
A: NIHR HTA reports 2007–20121925.48 (5.36 to 5.59)4.75 (4.60 to 4.86)
B: publications 2007—2012 from NIHR HTA studies included in A685.59 (5.42 to 5.75)4.93 (4.73 to 5.13)
C: non-NIHR HTA publications 2007–201219 9215.32 (5.31 to 5.33)4.70 (4.69 to 4.71)
  • HTA,health technology assessment; NIHR,National Institute for Health Research.