Table 2

Evaluation of translation of English into Japanese, and Korean into Japanese
English into Japanese Korean into Japanese t P
Intelligibility Mean (SD) n* = 169 n* = 174 8.046 <0.001
2.46 (0.99) 3.38 (1.14)
Usability Mean (SD) n** = 27 n** = 27 3.189 0.002
2.59 (1.19) 3.59 (1.12)

n* the total number of unit sections for translation evaluation, according to structured abstracts, e.g., “Title” “Aim” “Background” “Method” “Results” “Discussion” and

“Conclusions”.

n** the total number of whole abstracts evaluated for usability of the translation.

Anazawa et al.

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

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