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Table 1 Website readability and content

From: Evaluating on-line health information for patients with polymyalgia rheumatica: a descriptive study

Variable Measure n (%) meeting criteriaa
Readability The Flesch Reading Ease Readability Mean (SD): 48 (15)
SMOG Readability Mean (SD): 10 (2)
Content Epidemiology 23 (44)
Aetiology 33 (63)
Symptoms 49 (94)
Signs 46 (88)
Investigations 39 (75)
Criteria for diagnosis 28 (54)
Management 50 (96)
Prognosis 16 (31)
Differential diagnosis 12 (23)
Is the content of the website accurate, to your knowledge? 45 (87)
  1. aUnless otherwise stated