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Table 1 Number of items at the end of each round

From: Developing a diagnostic checklist of traditional Chinese medicine symptoms and signs for psoriasis: a Delphi study

Domain First round Second round* Third round * Final
  Initial Removed Added Remaining Removed Remaining Removed
1. Color of skin lesion 5 5 5 5
2. Type of skin lesion 11 5 6 6 6
3. Shape of skin lesion 21 5 16 16 16
4. Associated factors 9 1 4 12 12 2 10
5. Physical expression 56 28 16 44 4 40 7 33
-Diet indulgence and stool 10 5 5 5 5
-Mental irritation 9 7 2 2 2
-Itching 6 6 6 6
-Fever and chills 7 5 2 2 2
-Urine feature 5 4 1 1 1
-Joint and muscle pain 6 4 2 2 2
-Mouth 5 5 5 5
-Sleep 4 1 3 1 2 2
-Complexion 4 2 2 2 1 1
-Throat 5 5 2 3 3
-Menstruation 9 9 1 8 5 3
-Nail 2 2 2 1 1
6. Tongue and its coating 16 1 15 15 15
7. Pulse 12 4 8 1 7 7
8. Living environment 4 4 4 4
Total 130 44 24 110 5 105   96
  1. * No additional item.