Table 3

Inter-rater reliability of ratings across three independent observers
Rating Scale domains Intraclass correlation coefficient (95% confidence interval) Significance (p)
THE TEAM
Attendance n/a – rating based on in-vivo factual information
Leadership: chairing of the meeting 0.58 (−0.37 to 0.90) 0.07
Teamworking & culture:
a) Inclusion of all relevant team members 0.68 (0.07 to 0.92) 0.02
b) Team sociability 0.52 (−0.56 to 0.89) 0.10
c) Mutual respect between participants 0.72 (0.21 to 0.93) 0.01
d) Tension/conflict 0.10 (−0.92 to 0.73) 0.40
Personal development and training 0.74 (0.23 to 0.93) 0.01
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR MEETINGS
Meeting venue 0.92 (0.76 to 0.98) <0.001
Technology & equipment 0.92 (0.76 to 0.98) <0.001
MEETING ORGANISATION AND LOGISTICS

Preparation prior to meetings:

a) agenda

0.55 (−0.13 to 0.87) 0.04
b) prioritisation of complex cases n/a rated by one observer only

Organisation/admin during meetings:

a) patient notes

0.47 (−0.27 to 0.85) 0.07
b) case presentation 0.74 (0.16 to 0.94) 0.01
CLINICAL DECISION-MAKING PROCESS
Patient-centred care 0.77 (0.24 to 0.95) 0.01
Treatment Plan 0.32 (−0.84 to 0.83) 0.23

Taylor et al.

Taylor et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:202   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-202

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