Table 1

Evaluation criteria for intelligibility and usability
Scale Intelligibility * Usability **
1 Not intelligible at all Not usable at all
2 Only partially intelligible Not usable so much
3 Somewhat intelligible, but not sure Neither usable nor unusable
4 Almost intelligible Usable in some degree
5 Everything is very intelligible Very usable

Respondents were asked the following.

* “Please indicate the intelligibility of the translations with the criteria.

** “About the translated abstract as a whole: Do you feel that it is usable to grasp the meanings of original sentences.

Anazawa et al.

Anazawa et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:635   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-635

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