Table 2

Label interpretations without and with illustrations.

Without Illustration

With Illustration

P-value*

Number (%)

Number (%)


Interpretation of Label B

Incorrect

23 (18)

29 (22)

Partially Correct

63 (49)

57 (44)

Completely Correct

44 (34)

44 (34)

Change in Interpretation of Label B

Improved

...

6 (5)

No Change

...

113 (87)

0.33

Worse

...

11 (9)

Interpretation of Label E

Incorrect

13 (10)

14 (11)

Partially Correct

46 (35)

44 (34)

Completely Correct

71 (55)

72 (55)

Change in Interpretation of Label E

Improved

...

9 (7)

No Change

...

112 (86)

1.00

Worse

...

9 (7)


* Using the sign test to assess whether there was significant improvement or worsening in the interpretation of the label with the addition of the illustration.

Hwang et al. BMC Family Practice 2005 6:26   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-6-26

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