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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Comparison of different rating scales for the use in Delphi studies: different scales lead to different consensus and show different test-retest reliability

  Characteristics
1st round 2nd round Drop out
Sex
 Male 31 (31%) 26 (30%) 5 (38%)
 Female 69 (69%) 61 (70%) 8 (62%)
 No answer 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Care of relatives
 Yes 9 (9%) 9 (10%) 0 (0%)
 No 87 (87%) 74 (85%) 13 (100%)
 No answer 4 (5%) 4 (5%) 0 (0%)
Employment status, current
 Employed 24 (24%) 22 (25%) 2 (15%)
 Unemployed 76 (76%) 65 (75%) 11 (85%)
 No answer 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Age
 Mean [sd] 68.3 [± 9.9] 68.0 [± 10] 68.3 [± 9.3]
 Range 42–85 42–85 48–82