Table 1.

Scoring metric used to quantify quality of conflict of interest declarations in a conference setting

Points awardedFont sizeTime displayedVerbal explanationLevel of detail
0No text presentNo declaration displayedNo commentNo declaration
1<24 pt<300 ms/word‘These are my conflicts’ or similarConflicting organisations named
224–28 pt300–500 ms/wordVerbal explanation of some conflicts mentionedConflicting organisations named plus nature of conflict explained
3>28 pt>500 ms/wordVerbal explanation of all conflicts mentionedConflicting organisations named, nature of conflict explained plus relevance of conflict explained