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Table 3 Experts’ evaluation of the clarity and explicitness of the standard-setting process (Mean and standard deviation)

From: The standard setting process: validating interpretations of stakeholders

Statement Overall Round 1 Round 2
Introduction enabled clear understanding 3.78 (0.44)*
Training and exercises helped me 3.67 (0.87)*
Instructions were clear and explicit 3.56 (0.53)* 3.33 (0.50)*
I understood my task 4.00 (0.00)a 3.78 (0.44)*
Certainty about recommendations for final cut scores 2.89 (0.78)
I would sign a statement that recommends the usage of the cut scores 1.22 (0.44)*
  1. Values can range between 1 = strongly disagree to 4 = strongly agree
  2. –  Not administered
  3. * Significant at the level p = 0.05
  4. aNo variance, significance test not possible