Table 2

Contingency table which tabulates the outcomes of both methods for all samples tested and kappa index values (nā€‰=ā€‰116)
Method MSP Total
pos neg
MS-HRM pos 34 10 44
neg 22 50 72
total 56 60 116
Indices of agreement for MS-HRMA and MSP forCST6methylation
Agreement index Type of agreement Calculated values Standard error CI (95%)
po overall 0.7241
ppos positive 0.6800
pneg negative 0.7575
pe chance 0.5041
Kappa index Chance corrected 0.4436 0.0817 0.2834 ā€“ 0.6038

P =0.050, (Mac Nemar test , binomial distribution used.).

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Dimitrakopoulos et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:486   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-486

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