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Table 5 Average AGREE II Domain Scores (n = 161 PGs)

From: Assessment of the quality of recommendations from 161 clinical practice guidelines using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation–Recommendations Excellence (AGREE-REX) instrument shows there is room for improvement

AGREE II Domains Mean SD Min Max
Scope and Purpose 75.3 14.4 33 100
Stakeholder Involvement 56.0 16.4 19 86
Rigour of Development 56.6 16.6 10 91
Clarity and Presentation 81.2 12.3 33 100
Applicability 36.5 21.4 0 94
Editorial Independence 57.4 24.9 0 100