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Table 5 Patient and provider participant agreement on the usability, readability and content in the evaluated oncofertility decision support resources

From: An evaluation of oncofertility decision support resources among breast cancer patients and health care providers

Decision Support Resources Length of the resource
(Just right)
Information easy to read
(Strongly) Agreeb
Information flows in a logical order
(Strongly) Agree
Presentation of the fertility options is balanced
(Strongly) Agree
Enough information to decide on a fertility option
(Strongly) Agree
Resource is easy to use
(Strongly) Agree
Training is needed for patients before using this resource
(Strongly) Agree
Training is needed for health care providers before using this resource
(Strongly) Agree
Resource would have been useful if it used
(Strongly) Agree
Australian Decision Aid (n = 5) 1/5 4/5 5/5 4/5 3/5 4/5 2/4a 3/4a 4/5
Netherlands Decision Aid (n = 7) 1/7 5/7 6/7 5/7a 4/7a 5/7 2/7 3/7 6/7
Sunnybrook Option Grid (n = 4) 3/4 4/4 4/4 4/4 2/4 4/4 1/4 0/3a 4/4
LIVESTRONG Booklet (n = 4) 3/4 4/4 4/4 3/4 1/4 4/4 0/4 2/4 4/4
LIVESTRONG FB† Option Tool (n = 4) 0/4 4/4 3/4a 2/4 0/4a 4/4 1/4 2/4 2/4
MyOncofertility (now SaveMyFertility) (n = 3) 2/3 2/3 3/3 3/3 2/3 3/3 0/3 0/3 2/3
  1. Abbreviations: FB family-building
  2. aOne participant was not sure how useful this section of the decision support resource would be for fertility decision-making, did not answer the question, or rated it as “neither agree nor disagree” in the Likert scale
  3. b(Strongly) Agree includes participants who answered ‘agree’ and ‘strongly agree’