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Table 11 Evaluations and numbers of corrected queries for Levenshtein edit distance with different thresholds

From: Matching health information seekers' queries to medical terms

Threshold < 0.05 < 0.1 < 0.15 < 0.2 < 0.25 < 0.3 < 0.35 < 0.4 < 0.45 < 0.5 < 0.6
Number of suggestions 14 73 118 176 273 549 1,187 2,265 4,707 8,448 59,844
Answered Queries 14 71 105 126 137 141 148 154 157 162 163
Precision (%) 100 100 99.04 97.61 95.62 95.03 91.89 91.55 89.80 87.03 86.50
Recall (%) 08.58 43.55 63.80 75.46 80.36 82.20 83.43 86.50 86.50 86.50 86.50
F-Measure (%) 15.81 60.68 77.61 85.12 87.33 88.15 87.45 88.95 88.12 86.76 86.50