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Table 1 Characteristics of the updated clinical guidelines

From: Updated clinical guidelines experience major reporting limitations

  n (%)
Institution
Country
− North America 37 (61.7)
− Europe 17 (28.3)
− Asia 4 (6.7)
− International 2 (3.3)
Type of organisation
− Scientific/professional society 28 (46.7)
− Public institution 26 (43.3)
− Other (Federal institute, NGO) 6 (10.0)
Updated clinical guidelines
Scope
− Management 25 (41.7)
− Treatment 15 (25.0)
− Screening 9 (15.0)
− Diagnosis 7 (11.7)
− Prevention 4 (6.7)
Health topic
− Oncology 16 (26.7)
− Public health 5 (8.3)
− Internal medicine 3 (5.0)
− Mental health 3 (5.0)
− Others 33 (55.0)