Table 2

Frequency and degree of agreement (Cohen's kappa/κ) between expert and clinicians regarding all diagnoses and primary diagnoses only (N = 250)

All diagnoses

Primary diagnosese


Na

Expert

nb

(%)

Clin.

nc

(%)

nd

κ

Na

Expert

nb

(%)

Clin.

nc

(%)

nd

κ


Organic disorders

7

6

2

1

0.24*

5

5

0

0

0

F0

(2)

(1)

(2)

Substance use disorder

94

79

45

30

0.33*

18

4

16

2

0.18*

F10-19 (excl. F1X.5)

(32)

(18)

(2)

(6)

Substance induced psychosis F1X.5

16

16

7

7

0.59*

13

13

7

7

0.69*

(6)

(3)

(5)

(3)

Schizophrenia...

40

30

32

22

0.67*

36

30

25

19

0.65*

F2

(12)

(13)

(12)

(10)

Affective disorder

206

198

158

150

0.47*

200

190

148

138

0.45*

F3

(79)

(63)

(76)

(59)

Bipolar disorder

56

56

18

18

0.42*

56

56

18

18

0.42*

F30-31

(22)

(7)

(22)

(7)

Major depression

173

139

137

103

0.43*

167

133

127

93

0.41*

F32-33

(56)

(55)

(53)

(51)

Anxiety disorder

105

100

21

16

0.15*

6

4

4

2

0.49*

F40-45 (excl. F43)

(40)

(8)

(2)

(2)

Other

77

31

61

15

0.19*

50

4

50

4

0.12*

(12)

(24)

(2)

(20)


Na = number of patients given the diagnosis either by expert or by clinician

nb = number of patients given the diagnosis by the expert

nc = number of patients given the diagnosis by a clinician

nd = number of patients given the diagnosis by both the expert and a clinician

Primary diagnosise = The diagnosis considered the reason for hospitalizalization by the expert, and the diagnosis listed first in the discharge letter by the clinician

*P < 0.001

Øiesvold et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:13   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-13

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