Rating Scheme for Recommendations
Updated August 2012
Recommendations in the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute guidelines are assigned an evidence-based rating and use the rating scheme developed by the DHHS.
Basis for Recommendations
Recommendations in these guidelines are based upon scientific evidence and expert opinion. Each recommended statement is rated with a letter of A, B, or C that represents the strength of the recommendation and with a numeral I, II, or III, according to the quality of the evidence.