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Table 3 The extent to which BIM used for the following activities. Answers are on a scale from 1 (never use) to 5 (always use)

From: Barriers and facilitators for BIM use among Swedish medium-sized contractors - “We wait until someone tells us to use it”

Activity Rank Mean Max Min SD
Visualization in the detailed design 1 3.61 5 1 1.01
Visualization for users 2 3.44 5 1 1.34
Clash controls 3 3.00 5 1 1.45
Visualization for production planning 4 2.83 5 1 1.57
Quantity estimation 5 2.56 5 1 1.57
Logistics on site 6 2.39 5 1 1.57
Site lay-out 7 2.11 5 1 1.52
Prepare the model for facility management 8 1.78 5 1 1.27
Cost estimation 9 1.50 4 1 0.96
Time planning 9 1.50 5 1 1.01
Generating purchase plans 11 1.44 4 1 0.83
Staffing plans 12 1.28 4 1 0.73