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Table 1 Summary of readability of co-created patient education material

From: Developing and evaluating rare disease educational materials co-created by expert clinicians and patients: the paradigm of congenital hypogonadotropic hypogonadism

Summary statistics (5 pages, 203 sentences + images)
 Word count = 1,654
 Character count = 8,251
 Complex words (≥3 syllables) = 268
 Average characters per word = 5
 Average words per sentence = 8.1
Instrument Score Grade level
 Flesch Reading Ease 67.6 8-9th
 Flesch-Kincaid Reading Level 5.9 6th
 Gunning Fog Index 9.7 9-10th
 Coleman Liau Index 8.8 8-9th
 SMOG 9.7 9th
 Automated Readability Index 6.1 6th
 Mean 8.0 8th grade