TABLE 1

Characteristics of the Delphi panellists

CharacteristicPanellists n
Specialty#
 Pulmonology19
 Critical care3
 Rheumatology2
 Cardiology1
 Oncology1
Experience treating sarcoidosis
 6–10 years5
 11–20 years8
 >20 years8
Patients with sarcoidosis treated in entire career
 ≤5007
 501–10008
 1001–30003
 >30002
Patients with sarcoidosis treated last year
 ≤507
 51–1008
 101–3003
 >3002

#: highest degree of specialty is reported; : some panellists did not respond to these questions.