FKGL

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AcronymDefinition
FKGLFlesch-Kincaid Grade Level (measures reading ability)
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se/blog/2018/01/08/stable-genius-lets-go-to-the-data/) Factbase , that worked as a database of Trump's interviews, speeches, and tweets, analyzed the first 30,000 words uttered by the president while in office and ranked his speech on the Flesch-Kincaid grade level scale.
We studied the first 50 websites that appeared on the search engines results with the use of the DISCERN quality index tool, the Flesch Ease of Reading Score (FRES), and the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level (FKGL) readability test.
According to Dana Milbank of The Washington Post, most Republican candidates spoke at a high-school or middle-school level in the last Republican debate, based on the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level Index.
Descriptive statistics were conducted based on the publications by professional organizations (ADA, AAP, AAPD, AAO) as well as the mean and standard deviation of the Flesch-Kincaid grade level for all 36 brochures collectively.
This is then translated into a 'readability score' using a formula known as the Flesch-Kincaid grade level score.
Within each patient education article, a variety of variables were collected: number of years since its last update or modification, word count, percentage of passive sentences, Flesch Reading Ease score, Flesch-Kincaid grade level, Simple Measure of Gobbledygook (SMOG) grade, and New Dale-Chall grade level.
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level is a formula that translates the Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease formula into approximate grade levels.
Additionally, task difficulty of the reading passage was manipulated to be either eighth grade or twelfth grade level, where readability was determined a priori using the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level Test.
The researchers examined the material using the Flesch Reading Ease (FRE) scoring system, the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level (FKGL) scoring system, and the percentage of passive sentences; these calculators are readily available online.
The values of the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level for the individual lessons in the Learning Guide range from 10.