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Table 3 Individual standardized AGREE domain scores (in %) for the guidelines studied.

From: Canadian guidelines for clinical practice: an analysis of their quality and relevance to the care of adults with comorbidity

  Scope and purpose Stakeholder involvement Rigor of development Clarity and presentation Applicability Editorial independence
Dyslipidemia[18] 83.3 33.3 81.0 100 44.4 100
Chronic impaired renal function[19] 100 66.6 78.6 100 72.2 100
Heart failure[20] 77.8 62.5 71.4 87.5 38.8 100
Anticoagulant therapy[21] 100 62.5 42.9 100 75 62.3
Obesity[22] 100 62.5 100 91.7 83.3 91.7
Atrial fibrillation[23] 88.9 25.0 64.3 71.0 22.2 25.0
Peripheral arterial disease[24] 94.4 25.3 78.6 100 33.3 50.0
COPD[25] 94.4 75.0 78.6 100 66.7 66.7
Osteoporosis[26] 100 25.0 71.4 75.0 33.3 33.3
Rheumatoid arthritis 88.9 25.0 47.6 58.3 22.2 41.7
Diabetes mellitus[28] 88.9 83.3 100 100 88.9 100
Asthma[29] 88.9 66.7 85.7 91.7 16.7 66.7
Dementia[30] 100 79.2 90.5 58.3 11.1 100
Glaucoma[31] 100 66.7 100 100 77.8 100
Anxiety[32] 91.7 68.3 85.6 100 33.3 66.7
Hypertension[33] 91.7 55.0 97.1 95.0 48.9 86.7