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Table 3 Coding Categories: Descriptions of Levels A through F

From: Group differences in physician responses to handheld presentation of clinical evidence: a verbal protocol analysis

A. Specifies the main category of the code: usability, content or use/needs.
B. Identifies the portion of the prototype in which the point is being made about. An attribute to specify the location was optional. (E.g. Drug Database, Cascading Window).
C. Identifies the element on the screen. An attribute to specify the element was optional. (E.g. Format, Font).
D. Identifies the main point in subjects comment. (E.g. Usefulness)
E. Identifies the valence of the comment. (E.g. positive, negative, or neutral).
F. Identifies whether the comment was spontaneous or prompted. Any additional information was placed here.