Table 4.

Scores of the Evaluated YouTube Videos (n = 50)

Average ScoreP valueAverage ScoreP value
Perceived target audience
    All men3941.85.0869.35.752
    Black men1134.539.16
Presenter perceived race
Presenter perceived sex
Commercial bias
Year of publication (according to USPSTF changes in recommendations)
    Before May 2012539.95.0479.70.869
    May 2012 to May 20183437.699.24
    After May 20181148.269.35
  • PEMAT, Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool; USPSTF, US Preventive Services Task Force.

  • * DISCERN measures quality of information and decision making.

  • PEMAT measures understandability and actionability.