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Table 1 Wave 1 & 2 Delphi Survey Consensus by Thematic Domains

From: Adapting the depression component of WHO Mental Health Gap Intervention Guide (mhGAP-IG.v2) for primary care in Shenzhen, China: a DELPHI study

  Wave 1
Base: 75 panelists
Wave 2
Base: 59 panelists
Overall Consensus
DOMAIN No. of Items Tested Consensus
%
Mean Score No. of Items Tested Consensus
%
Mean Score Consensus % Adjusted
Mean Score
Overall Consensus 199 76 4.25 47 13 3.66 79 4.26
1. Developing a Patient-Centred Guide 18 100 4.65 0 Na Na 100 4.65
2. Symptom Presentation of Depression 28 64 4.07 10 0 3.50 64 4.06
3. Improving Access/Usage to Diagnostic Tools 11 64 4.13 4 25 3.80 73 4.24
4. Healthcare and Community Interconnectivity 28 79 4.23 6 17 3.75 82 4.26
5. Considering Pharmacological Interventions 18 78 4.20 4 0 3.51 78 4.19
6. Considering Mania and Depressive Episode in Bipolar Disorder 4 100 4.59 0 Na Na 100 4.59
7. Communicating Depression to Patients and the Community 29 90 4.36 3 0 3.77 90 4.36
8. Follow-Up 33 61 4.03 13 31 3.64 73 4.05
9. Managing Patient Information 11 82 4.20 2 0 3.73 82 4.20
10. Overall Structure of an Adapted Guide 19 74 4.06 5 0 3.61 74 4.06
  1. *1Consensus based on 80% panel participants providing a score of either 4 or 5 (i.e. “Somewhat agree/Definitely agree”) or conversely a score of 1 or 2 (i.e. “Definitely disagree/somewhat disagree”) for each individual item
  2. *2Wave 2 items were drawn from all those items where consensus was not achieved in Wave 1. Additionally, no items were rejected in Wave 1 (i.e. 80% participants scoring either a 1 or a 2 (i.e. “Definitely disagree/Somewhat disagree”)