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Table 3 Performance index based on the rank of each measured treatment observation

From: Performance assessment of bi-directional knotless tissue-closure devices in juvenile Chinook salmon surgically implanted with acoustic transmitters

  Treatment
Measured observation 6-Point Wide “N” Wide “N” Knot 12 Wide “N” Knot 18
Mortality 4 2 2 2
ATs expelled 1.5 3.5 1.5 3.5
Presence of openness, Day 7 2 4 2 2
Functional suture, Site 1, Day 7 3.5 3.5 1 2
Functional suture, Site 2, Day 7 3 3 1 3
Presence of ulcerated areas, Day 7 4 1 3 2
Presence of ulcerated areas, Day 14 1.5 1.5 3 4
Presence of erythema areas, Day 7 3.5 1 2 3.5
Presence of erythema areas, Day 14 1 2.5 2.5 4
Average 2.67 2.44 2.00(a) 2.89
  1. 1 = best, 4 = worst.
  2. (a) Treatment with the lowest overall score and thus the overall best performance.