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Table 4 Frequency distribution of variables used to identify missing decision tree branches

From: Patient decision aids: a content analysis based on a decision tree structure

  Yes No NA No available data
Related PDA 5 13 1 1
  Missing Clear NA No available data
Pros and Cons logic 5 10 4 1
  Yes Possibly yesa No No information available
Missing structure 1 10 1 7 1
Missing structure 2b 6 1 8 1
Missing structure 1 OR Missing structure 2c 12 2
Missing structure 1 AND Missing structure 2c 7 1
  1. NA Not applicable
  2. aIndicates lack of discussion about cause which could potentially change the options, either add more or have less
  3. bDoes not add to 20 because each PDA was evaluated by 1 or 2 missing structure variables
  4. cDoes not add to 20 because values are based on contingency tables