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Table 3 Scaled Domain Percentages for Appraisers of Each Guideline

From: Complementary and alternative medicine recommendations for depression: a systematic review and assessment of clinical practice guidelines

Guideline Domain score (%)
Scope and purpose Stakeholder involvement Rigour of development Clarity of presentation Applicability Editorial Independence
Piotrowski 2017 [52] Overall Guideline 41.7 44.4 20.8 75.0 33.3 68.8
CAM Section 33.3 8.3 4.2 33.3 4.2 68.8
Parikh 2016 [53] Overall Guideline 86.1 58.3 61.5 75.0 22.9 62.5
CAM Section 86.1 30.6 55.2 75.0 20.8 62.5
Ravindran 2016 [54] Overall Guideline 88.9 55.6 60.4 75.0 27.1 62.5
CAM Section 88.9 58.3 58.3 75.0 27.1 62.5
Oslin 2016 [55] Overall Guideline 94.4 83.3 82.3 94.4 64.6 25.0
CAM Section 94.4 77.8 71.9 86.1 41.7 25.0
Jobst 2016 [56] Overall Guideline 63.9 47.2 62.5 80.6 8.3 95.8
CAM Section 63.9 50.0 59.4 22.2 2.1 95.8
Trangle 2016 [57] Overall Guideline 94.4 77.8 79.2 88.9 70.8 87.5
CAM Section 83.3 47.2 72.9 47.2 29.2 87.5
Zhao 2015 [58] Overall Guideline 75.0 55.6 49.0 94.4 18.8 41.7
CAM Section 75.0 58.3 49.0 94.4 18.8 41.7
Cleare 2015 [59] Overall Guideline 83.3 80.6 45.8 94.4 33.3 87.5
CAM Section 83.3 38.9 42.7 91.7 18.8 87.5
Bauer 2015 [60] Overall Guideline 75.0 58.3 40.6 83.3 27.1 70.8
CAM Section 61.1 33.3 36.5 13.9 12.5 70.8
Álvarez-Ariza 2014 [61] Overall Guideline 94.4 88.9 61.5 94.4 68.8 54.2
CAM Section 94.4 36.1 57.3 80.6 41.7 54.2
Bauer 2013 [62] Overall Guideline 69.4 61.1 52.1 100.0 31.3 70.8
CAM Section 69.4 30.6 50.0 100.0 10.4 70.8
Schwenk 2011 [63] Overall Guideline 80.6 41.7 45.8 80.6 50.0 25.0
CAM Section 80.6 41.7 37.5 44.4 6.3 25.0
Gelenberg 2010 [64] Overall Guideline 83.3 36.1 79.2 88.9 62.5 91.7
CAM Section 75.0 27.8 62.5 72.2 56.3 91.7
NCCMH 2010 [65] Overall Guideline 100.0 83.3 83.3 97.2 72.9 66.7
CAM Section 100.0 69.4 83.3 97.2 58.3 66.7
SIGN 2010 [66] Overall Guideline 94.4 75.0 64.6 77.8 47.9 25.0
CAM Section 94.4 75.0 59.4 88.9 43.8 25.0
Malhi 2009 [67] Overall Guideline 69.4 44.4 39.6 91.7 35.4 50.0
CAM Section 58.3 25.0 31.3 36.1 14.6 50.0