Table 4

Evaluation of the ADAPTE process and ADAPTE manual by the participants

Opinion about the ADAPTE process%*n (144)*
Confidence that the process is feasible6086
Opinion about the ADAPTE manual
Expected benefits from using the ADAPTE process
Increased quality75108
Decreased resource use2638
Decreased timeframe2739
Expected barriers when using the ADAPTE process
No guidelines available4463
Expected difficulties to adapt source guidelines to context of use4464
Low quality of available guidelines4260
Difficulties to select from numerous guidelines3347
Limited acceptance of the process by guideline panel3043
Perceived complexity of the process2130
  • * Proportions and absolute numbers of participants scoring 5 or 6 on the 6-point Likert scale (strong agreement).