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Table 3 Local and global weights of needs (CR<0.1), median of the Local and global weights for the clinical and technical groups and t-test between the two groups.

From: Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) to understand the most important factors to design and evaluate a telehealth system for Parkinson's disease

  Group results GW (LW) Median Technical
GW (LW)
Median Clinical
GW (LW)
GW t-test (LW t-test)
1 Performance     
1.1 Motor symptoms assessment 0.064 (0.292) 0.064
(0.304)
0.032
(0.231)
0.522
(0.486)
1.2 ON/OFF fluctuations detection 0.085 (0.388) 0.099
(0.392)
0.078
(0.288)
0.269
(0.24)
1.3 Cognitive & behavioral assessment 0.042
(0.197)
0.030
(0.127)
0.041
(0.305)
0.844
(0.032)
1.4 Data mining & disease modelling 0.028
(0.129)
0.027
(0.090)
0.024
(0.120)
0.448
(0.664)
2. User experience     
2.1 ↑wearability acceptance 0.102 (0.457) 0.077
(0.388)
0.068
(0.461)
0.782
(0.494)
2.2 User-friendly interfaces 0.068
(0.305)
0.077
(0.281)
0.047
(0.310)
0.849
(0.408)
2.3 Seamlessly integration 0.053
(0.237)
0.038
(0.322)
0.026
(0.169)
0.099
(0.107)
3 Clinical practice     
3.1↑patient-clinician bond 0.054
(0.181)
0.041
(0.203)
0.048
(0.139)
0.695
(0.736)
3.2 ↑patient & carers knowledge 0.080
(0.270)
0.054
(0.25)
0.063
(0.245)
0.761
(0.593)
3.3 ↑self-management support 0.093
(0.314)
0.058
(0.290)
0.089
(0.284)
0.880
(0.849)
3.4 assist care givers 0.070
(0.235)
0.051
(0.201)
0.062
(0.259)
0.482 (0.814)
4 Economic     
4.1 ↓visits and stays in hospital 0.022
(0.175)
0.015
(0.169)
0.027
(0.162)
0.313 (0.588)
4.2 ↑patient Quality of Life 0.063
(0.511)
0.051
(0.468)
0.035
(0.376)
0.826 (0.197)
4.3 Faster and more reliable diagnosis 0.039
(0.313)
0.029
(0.299)
0.050
(0.323)
0.189 (0.428)
5 Technical issues     
5.1 Scalability and interoperability 0.040
(0.293)
0.039
(0.310)
0.026
(0.281)
0.472 (0.615)
5.2 Security and privacy 0.059
(0.430)
0.041
(0.464)
0.029
(0.396)
0.563 (0.600)
5.3 ↓maintenance and support cost 0.038
(0.277)
0.024
(0.177)
0.049
(0.367)
0.092 (0.341)