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Table 1 Sum of quantitative responses for each software package

From: Usability and acceptability of four systematic review automation software packages: a mixed method design

  Covidence SRA-Helper for EndNote Rayyan RobotAnalyst
How easy was it to learn how to use…a 8 10 10 9
How would you rate the general usability of…b 9 8 8 8
How would you rate the response time of…c 6 10 7 5
Total (out of a possible 30 points)d 23 28 25 22
  1. a2 = very difficult, 4 = difficult, 6 = not so difficult; 8 = easy, 10 = very easy
  2. b2 = not at all user friendly, 4 = not user friendly, 6 = slightly user friendly, 8 = fairly user friendly, 10 = very user friendly
  3. c2 = very slow, 4 = slow, 6 = manageable, 8 = quick, 10 = very quick
  4. dThe greater the number, the more favourable the response