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Table 1 IQWiG information products tested between June 2008 and March 2009

From: Evidence-based health information from the users’ perspective – a qualitative analysis

Product or type of text Description Number
Fact sheets About three to six pages of easily understandable information about a comprehensive informational report of the IQWiG or multiple sources 31
Research summaries About three-page summaries of systematic reviews or health technology assessment reports 71
Supplementary elements Supplements to the central products, for example explanatory texts about organs or signs of illness, quizzes or pictorial material 5