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Table 1 Comparison of aggregation methods and weights

From: Measuring patients’ priorities using the Analytic Hierarchy Process in comparison with Best-Worst-Scaling and rating cards: methodological aspects and ranking tasks

  Geometric mean ranking Median ranking Mean ranking
AIJ AIP AIJ AIP AIJ AIP
Med. issues 1 1 1 1 1 1
Research 3 3 5 5 3 3
Current events 6 6 9 6 6 5
Social support 2 2 4 3 7 2
Diagnosis 5 4 2 2 2 4
Treatment 4 5 3 4 4 6
Disease patterns 7 8 6 8 9 11
Current studies 11 10 7 11 5 10
Study results 9 9 8 9 8 8
Registry 13 13 13 12 11 13
Law counseling 10 12 10 13 10 12
Psychosocial counseling 12 11 11 10 12 9
Self-help 8 7 12 7 13 7
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