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Table 5 Results for respondents that “studied building codes before”

From: A logic-based representation and tree-based visualization method for building regulatory requirements

Representation Total Score
Understandability (simple regulatory requirement) Reading Speed (simple regulatory requirement) Understandability (complex regulatory requirement) Reading Speed (complex regulatory requirement)
Text 40.5 36 35 37.5
Equivalent Percentage 79.4% 70.6% 68.6% 73.5%
 99% CI (61.9%, 90.2%) (52.6%, 83.9%) (50.6%, 82.4%) (55.6%, 86.0%)
 95% CI (66.5%, 88.2%) (57.0%, 81.3%) (55.0%, 79.7%) (60.1%, 83.7%)
 90% CI (68.7%, 87.1%) (59.3%, 79.8%) (57.2%, 78.1%) (62.4%, 82.3%)
Logic 18.5 13.5 15.5 15.5
Equivalent Percentage 36.3% 26.5% 30.4% 30.4%
 99% CI (21.5%, 54.2%) (14.0%, 44.4%) (16.9%, 48.4%) (16.9%, 48.4%)
 95% CI (24.5%, 50.0%) (16.3%, 39.9%) (19.5%, 44.0%) (19.5%, 44.0%)
 90% CI (26.2%, 47.8%) (17.7%, 37.6%) (21.0%, 41.8%) (21.0%, 41.8%)
Visual 31 30.5 33.5 31
Equivalent Percentage 60.8% 59.8% 65.7% 60.8%
 99% CI (42.9%, 76.2%) (42.0%, 75.3%) (47.7%, 80.1%) (42.9%, 76.2%)
 95% CI (47.1%, 73.0%) (46.1%, 72.1%) (52.0%, 77.2%) (47.1%, 73.0%)
 90% CI (49.3%, 71.2%) (48.3%, 70.3%) (54.2%, 75.6%) (49.3%, 71.2%)