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Table 3 Feedback on report sections, all measures in mean values with [standard deviation], n = 46

From: Use of a quantitative data report in a hypothetical decision scenario for health policymaking: a computer-assisted laboratory study

Report section and length* (in %) Eye tracking Questionnaire
Time spent (in minutes) Average fixation duration (in ms) Pupil diameter (in mm) Pupil dilation (in mm) Pupillary response (in mm) Understandable (1 to 10) Helpful for decision (1 to 10)
Introduction
18.8
2.9
[1.4]
433
[527]
2.71
[0.29]
0.016
[0.007]
0.033
[0.013]
9.0
[1.0]
6.2
[2.5]
Methods
32.4
3.7
[2.5]
380
[452]
2.70
[0.28]
0.017
[0.007]
0.034
[0.015]
7.0
[1.9]
4.6
[2.1]
Results
37.2
4.9
[2.3]
430
[338]
2.70
[0.29]
0.017
[0.007]
0.034
[0.014]
8.1
[1.5]
7.6
[1.6]
Figure 1
2.0
0.4
[0.2]
600
[875]
2.72
[0.27]
0.017
[0.007]
0.034
[0.014]
8.2
[1.8]
6.7
[2.5]
Figure 2
2.0
0.3
[0.1]
447
[434]
2.70
[0.32]
0.018
[0.009]
0.036
[0.019]
8.0
[2.0]
7.4
[2.3]
Figure 3
1.2
0.1
[0.0]
402
[559]
2.67
[0.24]
0.020
[0.009]
0.038
[0.017]
8.3
[1.6]
6.4
[2.8]
Discussion
11.6
1.9
[0.8]
589
[941]
2.69
[0.31]
0.018
[0.008]
0.035
[0.015]
7.8
[1.2]
6.4
[2.3]
  1. *Length of report sections is approximated by percentage of words from sum of words over all report sections (n = 4042). For figures 1 to 3 words in the labelling of the axes and in captions were counted, each graph was counted as one word
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