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Table 2 Appraisal of outcome-specific evidence quality in 71 evidence-based PtDAs

From: A scattered landscape: assessment of the evidence base for 71 patient decision aids developed in a hospital setting

Effectiveness outcomes Mortality
n (%)
Morbidity
n (%)
HRQoL
n (%)
Other
n (%)
PtDA with respective outcomes 33 (46%) 61 (86%) 53 (75%) 16 (23%)
Quality of evidence
High or moderate quevidence 15 (45%) 31 (51%) 17 (32%) 6 (38%)
Low or very low evidence 18 (55%) 30 (49%) 36 (68%) 10 (62%)
Harm outcomes Side effects short term
n (%)
Side effects long term
n (%)
Complications short term
n (%)
Complications long term
n (%)
Treatment discontinuation
n (%)
PtDAS with respective outcomes 29 (41%) 11(15%) 49 (69%) 32 (45%) 3 (4%)
Quality of evidence
High or moderate evidence 19 (66%) 7 (64%) 20 (40%) 16 (50%) 2 (67%)
Low or very low evidence 10 (34%) 4 (36%) 29 (60%) 16 (50%) 1 (33%)
  1. PtDA, Evidence based Patient Decision Aid