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Table 3 Characterization of unique English videos by category for HON score, DISCERN score and LAM-related content score

From: YouTube-videos for patient education in lymphangioleiomyomatosis?

Video category Academic institution/Governmental organization News/media Independent medical professional Independent non-medical user P-value
N = 15 N = 6 N = 5 N = 38
HON score
 Median (range) 3 (2–6) 2 (0–2) 4 (2–6) 2 (0–7) 0.058
Rating according to HON foundation score, n (%)
 Low 5 (33) 6 (100) 1 (20) 22 (58) 0.063b
 Medium 9 (60) 0 (0) 2 (40) 9 (24)
 High 1 (7) 0 (0) 2 (40) 7 (18)
Sum DISCERN score
 Median (range) 30 (15–57) 26 (20–28) 40 (26–48) 28 (15–61) 0.173
Sum LAM-related content score
 Median (range) 9 (0–25) 7 (4–15) 10 (8–13) 6 (0–29) 0.185
  1. HON Health on the Net, SD standard deviation
  2. aNorth America and Australia were grouped and compared to Europe as host continent
  3. bCategory “news/media” was excluded from statistical analysis, as none of the videos were ranked as medium or high