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Table 1 Length and readability

From: A short generic patient experience questionnaire: howRwedevelopment and validation

Instrument No of items No of words FKG readability grade Reading age
howRwe 4 29 2.2 7.2
NHS Friends & Family Test 1 44 6.6 11.6
GS-PEQ* 10 150 8.8 13.8
EUROPEP 2006* 23 214 8.1 13.1
PPE-15 15 467 7.1 12.1
NHS adult inpatient Survey 2013 76 3,353 7.3 12.3
GP patient survey 2014 62 2,922 6.8 11.8
  1. *Note the word count and readability for GS-PEQ and EUROPEP 2006 are based on the translations of questions and instructions as presented in the original papers. For other surveys, we used the text from actual questionnaires, including instructions.