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Table 4 Mean and (SD) of outcome measures for the subgroups

From: Understanding and using comparative healthcare information; the effect of the amount of information and consumer characteristics and skills

  Group 1 (N = 96) Group 2 (N = 115) Group 3 (N = 100) Group 4 (N = 103) Total (N = 414)
Comprehension of information (range 0–5) 4.0(1.1) 3.8(1.2) 3.9(1.2) 4.1(1.1) 4.0 (1.1)
Correct hospital choice (0 = wrong; 1 = correct) 0.97(0.2) 0.97(0.2) 0.97(0.2) 0.99(0.1) 0.97 (0.2)
Ease of choice (−3 difficult until 3 easy) 2.0(1.4) 2.2(1.1) 1.9(1.6) 2.0(1.4) 2.0 (1.4)
Perceived usefulness of information (range 7–28) 21.5(4.0) 22.8(4.2) 22.6(3.8) 21.8(4.3) 22.2 (4.1)
  1. Group 1: 3 aspects shown, Group 2: 7 aspects shown, Group 3: 11 aspects shown, Group 4: 15 aspects shown.