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Table 4 Mean readability scores with standard deviations according to origin

From: Readability and quality assessment of internet-based patient education materials related to nasal septoplasty

  Academic Institutions Private Clinics Professional Organizations Medical Information Websites Government Websites Miscellaneous
Mean FRE Score (SD) 60.1 (11.4) 49.1 (7.6) 50.2 (2.8) 55.4 (13.1) 61.9 (14.3) 46.6 (9.0)
Mean FKG Score (SD) 8.2 (2.0) 10.3 (1.7) 9.5 (0.4) 9.1 (2.3) 7.6 (2.1) 10.9 (1.1)
Mean GFI Score (SD) 10.9 (2.1) 13.0 (1.8) 12.2 (1.0) 11.8 (2.3) 10.2 (2.2) 13.9 (0.8)
Mean CLI (SD) 9.9 (2.1) 11.7 (1.3) 11.6 (0.3) 10.9 (2.1) 9.5 (2.5) 12.1 (1.3)
Mean SMOG (SD) 11.3 (1.6) 12.7 (1.3) 12.4 (0.1) 11.8 (1.7) 10.8 (1.9) 13.4 (0.6)
Mean ARI (SD) 7.9 (2.4) 10.1 (2.1) 8.9 (0) 9.0 (2.5) 6.9 (2.2) 10.8 (0.9)
  1. FRE Flesch Reading Ease, FKG Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level, GFI Gunning-Fog Index, CLI Coleman-Liau Index, SMOG Simple Measure of Gobbledygook Index, ARI Automated Readability Index