Table 2

Frequency and degree of agreement (Cohens kappa/κ) between expert and clinician with regard to substance use disorder and anxiety disorder; all diagnoses set and primary diagnoses only (N=250)
All diagnoses Primary diagnoses
expert clin. expert clin.
Na nb nc nd κ Na nb nc nd κ
(%) (%) (%) (%)
Substance use disorder (F10-19) 145 144 45 44 .27* 24 4 22 2 .20*
(57) (18) (2) (9)
Anxiety disorder (F40-41) 124 122 17 15 .12* 4 3 2 1 .39*
(48) (7) (1) (1)

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

nb = number of patients given the diagnosis by expert.

nc = number of patients given the diagnosis by a clinician.

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

* P<0.001.

Øiesvold et al.

Øiesvold et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:13   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-13

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