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Table 1 Summary AGREE-II scores

From: Preventing the transmission of COVID-19 and other coronaviruses in older adults aged 60 years and above living in long-term care: a rapid review

  AGS, 2020 [19] CDC, 2020 [25] ECRI, 2020a [26] ECRI, 2020b [20] Geffen, 2020 HPS, 2020 [23] Lester, 2020 [24] MOH, 2020 [27] WHO, 2020 [21]
Domain 1: Scope and purpose (12 points in total)
 Item 1: Objectives 3 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 1
 Item 2: Questions 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
 Item 3: Population 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2
 Totals 6 4 4 3 2 4 4 4 3
Domain 2: Stakeholder involvement (11 points in total)
 Item 4: Group membership 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
 Item 5: Target population preferences and views 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
 Item 6: Target users 1 1 0 1 2 1 1 1 1
 Totals 2 1 0 1 2 2 6 1 1
Domain 3: Rigour of development (35 points in total)
 Item 7: Search methods 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
 Item 8: Evidence selection criteria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Item 9: Strengths and limitations of the evidence 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Item 10: Formulation of recommendations 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
 Item 11: Consideration of benefits and harms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Item 12: Link between recommendations and evidence 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Item 13: External review 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Item 14: Updating procedure 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Totals 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
Domain 4: Clarity of presentation (8 points in total)
 Item 15: Specific and unambiguous recommendations 3 3 3 1 2 2 3 2 1
 Item 16: Management options 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
 Item 17: Identifiable key recommendations 0 1 2 0 2 2 2 1 1
 Totals 3 4 7 2 5 5 6 4 3
Domain 5: Applicability (13 points in total)
 Item 18: Facilitators and barriers to application 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Item 19: Implementation advice/tools 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0
 Item 20: Resource implications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Item 21: Monitoring/auditing criteria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Totals 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0
Domain 6: Editorial independence (6 points in total)
 Item 22: Funding body 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1
 Item 23: Competing interests 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Totals 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1