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Table 4 Weighting of the criteria and sub-criteria made by Working Group 3 (A, B, C) face-to-face and Working Group 4 via the Internet using the WS methodology and its comparison

From: Evaluation of dialysis centres: values and criteria of the stakeholders

 WG3WG4 WG3WG4 WG3WG4 WG3WG4 
PatientsPatients ClinicalClinical ManagersManagers TotalTotal 
(n = 9)(n = 16) (n = 9)(n = 24) (n = 8)(n = 19) (n = 26)(n = 59) 
CriteriaSub-criteriaMean (SD)Mean (SD)P-valueMean (SD)Mean (SD)P-valueMean (SD)Mean (SD)P-valueMean (SD)Mean (SD)P-value
Evidence-based variables 26.11 (10.83)22.81 (6.32)0.34326.66 (7.50)24.25 (10.26)0.52524.37 (10.16)25.42 (10.67)0.81625.77 (9.24)24.24 (9.40)0.489
Type of vascular access25.55 (8.46)30.94 (8.98)0.15626.67 (4.33)28.04 (8.21)0.63828.75 (5.18)28.68 (9.10)0.98526.92 (6.17)29.03 (8.65)0.265
Dialysis dose26.11 (8.21)22.06 (7.96)0.2420.56 (3.01)25.8 (6.20)0.045*21.87 (5.94)22.11 (6.52)0.93222.88 (6.35)23.31 (6.86)0.786
Haemoglobin concentration16.11 (4.17)15.37 (5.31)0.72418.33 (2.50)15.46 (3.93)0.05115.62 (4.17)15.79 (6.06)0.90916.73 (3.73)15.54 (4.04)0.204
Ratio of bacteraemia related to the catheter16.11 (8.21)17.50 (9.13)0.70921.67 (7.50)20.21 (4.81)0.51225.00 (3.78)21.84 (6.06)0.18620.77 (7.57)20.00 (7.71)0.671
Mineral and bone disease16.11 (6.97)14.12 (6.75)0.49212.78 (7.12)11.21 (4.91)0.4768.75 (3.54)11.57 (5.28)0.17912.69 (6.67)12.12 (5.62)0.685
Morbidity, annual15.56 (7.68)14.69 (8.65)0.80518.89 (5.46)16.87 (5.67)0.36618.37 (8.43)20.26 (6.20)0.52217.57 (7.12)17.37 (6.99)0.904
Mortality, annual12.22 (7.55)14. 6 (6.88)0.54118.89 (6.50)14.42 (5.59)0.05920.00 (9.26)16.42 (8.20)0.32816.92 (8.26)14.96 (6.82)0.256
PROMs28.33 (5.00)30.00 (8.94)0.61321.67 (4.33)25.62 (6.96)0.12326.25 (7.44)23.26 (8.00)0.37525.38 (6.15)26.05 (8.16)0.709
PREMs17.78 (6.18)18.44 (10.28)0.86313.89 (3.33)18.33 (5.93)0.025*11.00 (2.56)14.10 (5.34)0.13214.34 (5.05)17.20 (7.40)0.076
  1. The results are disaggregated and compared by category of interested party (patient, clinician, manager). Data are given as media (DE)
  2. EBV evidence-based variable, WG working group, WS weighted sum, AHP analytic hierarchy process, PROM patient reported outcome measure, PREM patient reported experience measure, SD standard deviation
  3. Ratio of bacteraemia RC, Ratio of bacteraemia related catheter
  4. *p < 0.05