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Table 4 Results for respondents that “read 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 63 60.5 55.5 58
Equivalent Percentage 75.0% 72.0% 66.1% 69.0%
 99% CI (61.3%, 85.0%) (58.2%, 82.7%) (52.0%, 77.8%) (55.1%, 80.2%)
 95% CI (64.8%, 83.0%) (61.6%, 80.5%) (55.4%, 75.3%) (58.5%, 77.9%)
 90% CI (66.5%, 81.9%) (63.4%, 79.3%) (57.2%, 73.9%) (60.3%, 76.6%)
Logic 32 25.5 32 30
Equivalent Percentage 38.1% 30.4% 38.1% 35.7%
 99% CI (25.8%, 52.1%) (19.3%, 44.3%) (25.8%, 52.1%) (23.8%, 49.8%)
 95% CI (28.4%, 48.8%) (21.6%, 40.9%) (28.4%, 48.8%) (26.3%, 46.4%)
 90% CI (29.9%, 47.1%) (22.8%, 39.1%) (29.9%, 47.1%) (27.7%, 44.6%)
Visual 49 44 50.5 44
Equivalent Percentage 58.3% 52.4% 60.1% 52.4%
 99% CI (44.4%, 71.1%) (38.7%, 65.7%) (46.1%, 72.6%) (38.7%, 65.7%)
 95% CI (47.7%, 68.3%) (41.8%, 62.7%) (49.4%, 69.9%) (41.8%, 62.7%)
 90% CI (49.4%, 66.8%) (43.5%, 61.1%) (51.1%, 68.5%) (43.5%, 61.1%)