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Table 5 Analysis of the matrix and weights of the main categories and sub-categories

From: Health technology assessment (HTA) of optoelectronic biosensors for oncology by analytic hierarchy process (AHP) and Likert scale

  Reliability Technological Efficiency Technological Safety Weight Overall weight
Technical Aspects
 Reliability 1 1 3 0,4286 0.0173
 Technological Efficiency 1 1 3 0,4286 0.0173
 Technological Safety 1/3 1/3 1 0,1429 0.0058
  Reliability Technological Efficiency Technological Safety Weight Overall weight
Clinical Aspects
 Clinical Efficiency 1 1 3 0.4286 0.1034
 Effectiveness 1 1 3 0.4286 0.1034
 Side Effects 1/3 1/3 1 0.1429 0.0345
  Procedural Complexity Human Resources - Weight Overall weight
Organizational Aspects
 Procedural Complexity 1 5 - 0.8333 0.0672
 Human Resources 1/5 1 - 0.1667 0.01345
  Investments Usefulness ROS Weight Overall weight
Economic Aspects
 Investments 1 1/3 1/5 0.1140 0.0563
 Usefulness 3 1 1 0.4054 0.200
 ROS 5 1 1 0.4806 0.237
  Respect for social aspect Respect for legal aspect Respect for Ethical aspect Weight Overall weight
Social, Legal, Ethical Aspects
 Respect for social aspect 1 3 1/5 0.1884 0.0272
 Respect for legal aspect 1/3 1 1/7 0.0810 0.0117
 Respect for Ethical aspect 5 7 1 0.7306 0.105
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