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Table 3 Chi-square test results for differences in conforming and nonconforming websites with HONcode principles in rating for search results attributes

From: Are health websites credible enough for elderly self-education in the most prevalent elderly diseases?

Variables Compliance with HONcode principles X2 df p value
No Yes
Search results
 Page1 36 (42.9%) 48 (57.1%) 3.031 2 .220
 Page2 39 (56.5%) 30 (43.5%)    
 Page3 33 (52.4%) 30 (47.6%)    
Category
 Commercial 27 (35.1%) 50 (64.9%) 11.030 2 .004
 Organizational 49 (56.3%) 38 (43.7%)    
 Governmental 32 (61.5%) 20 (38.5%)    
Search engines
 Google 43 (50.6%) 42 (49.4%) 0.088 2 .957
 Yahoo 33 (50.8%) 32 (49.2%)    
 Bing 32 (48.5%) 34 (51.5%)    
Key words (disease)
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 31 (51.7%) 29 (48.3%) 5.501 3 .139
 Ischemic heart disease 22 (38.6%) 35 (61.4%)    
 Alzheimer's 30 (61.2%) 19 (38.8%)    
 Stroke 25 (50%) 25 (50%)