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Table 3 Results for respondents that “read codes before but not building codes”

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 42.5 39.5 37 36
Equivalent Percentage 83.3% 77.5% 72.5% 70.6%
 99% CI (66.3%, 92.7%) (59.8%, 88.8%) (54.6%, 85.3%) (52.6%, 83.9%)
 95% CI (70.9%, 91.1%) (64.3%, 86.8%) (59.1%, 82.9%) (57.0%, 81.3%)
 90% CI (73.1%, 90.2%) (66.6%, 85.5%) (61.3%, 81.5%) (59.3%, 79.8%)
Logic 16.5 14.5 16 15
Equivalent Percentage 32.4% 28.4% 31.4% 29.4%
 99% CI (18.4%, 50.4%) (15.4%, 46.4%) (17.6%, 49.4%) (16.1%, 47.4%)
 95% CI (21.1%, 46.0%) (17.9%, 42.0%) (20.3%, 45.0%) (18.7%, 43.0%)
 90% CI (22.7%, 43.8%) (19.3%, 39.7%) (21.9%, 42.8%) (20.2%, 40.7%)
Visual 33 30 33 29
Equivalent Percentage 64.7% 58.8% 64.7% 56.9%
 99% CI (46.7%, 79.3%) (41.1%, 74.5%) (46.7%, 79.3%) (39.3%, 72.9%)
 95% CI (51.0%, 76.4%) (45.2%, 71.2%) (51.0%, 76.4%) (43.3%, 69.5%)
 90% CI (53.2%, 74.7%) (47.3%, 69.4%) (53.2%, 74.7%) (45.4%, 67.6%)