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Table 6 Patient evaluation of revised handouts

From: Readability of patient education materials in ophthalmology: a single-institution study and systematic review

CIRF Item Score Mean (SD)
How easy or hard is the handout to read? 3.9 (0.9)
How easy or hard is the handout to understand? 4.0 (0.5)
How easy or hard is the handout to remember? 3.7 (0.7)
How easy or hard is the handout to locate information? 3.9 (0.6)
How easy or hard is the handout to keep for future reference? 4.1 (0.7)
How organized is the handout? 4.6 (0.7)
How attractive is the handout? 4.2 (0.8)
How is the print size? 4.3 (0.7)
How is the tone of the handout? 4.1 (0.8)
How helpful is the handout? 4.7 (0.5)
How is the spacing between lines? 4.4 (0.7)
  1. CIRF Consumer Information Rating Form
  2. Items rated 1 through 5, with higher scores indicating better quality