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Table 3 Evaluation progression during the experts’ meeting

From: One consensual depression diagnosis tool to serve many countries: a challenge! A RAND/UCLA methodology

Tools Statements put to the experts Scores > 6 as percentage on a 9-point Likert scale
First evaluation: after reading only usable data Second evaluation: after testing and discussion of the questionnaires in pairs Third evaluation: after discussion among all the experts
HADS This tool is easy to use in GP’s practice 50 12.5 12.5
This tool could easily be introduced during a consultation 25 12.5 12.5
This tool could be understood by patients 37.5 12.5 12.5
I like this tool 25 12.5 12.5
Patients could be surprised by this tool 75 62.5 62.5
HSCL-25 This tool is easy to use in GP’s practice 87.5 100 100
This tool could easily be introduced during a consultation 87.5 75 75
This tool could be understood by patients 87.5 62.5 75
I like this tool 87.5 87.5 87.5
Patients could be surprised by this tool 25 0 0