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Table 4 Showing voting outcomes following round 3 survey of working group members. The % refers to the proportion of those who voted in support of each item

From: Standard set of health outcome measures for older persons

Round 3 Percent
Include
 Overall survival 71
 Falls resulting in seeking medical attention 71
 Polypharmacy (added in the third round) 75
Inconclusive
 Confidence in ability to access information and advice when needed 54
 Confidence in ability to access appropriate healthcare 63
 Confidence in understanding of own health 58
 Complications from treatment 54
Excluded
 Feeling safe (generally) 42
 Feeling safe within a healthcare organisation (added in the third round) 38
 Overall burden of all physical symptoms 46
 Continence 38
 General experience of healthcare 29
 Contact with healthcare (emergency service/doctor/nurse/outpatient clinic) 38
 Pressure ulcers 46
 Adverse medication effects 46