Table 1

Agreement between assessments using Polarized White Light (PWL) and standard White Light (WL) images for dental fluorosis evaluated with linear weighted Kappa’s
Examiner 1 & Examiner 2 Examiner 3 & Examiner 4
A B A B
PWL 0.7298 0.7381 0.6100 0.5991
WL (35 mm) 0.6887 0.7355 0.5489 0.4970

A = Most common severe tooth scored (mode) B = Most severe tooth scored

Different examiners using same test.

Pretty et al.

Pretty et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:366   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-366

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