Table 2

Inter-observer reliability: kappa coefficient, 95% confidence intervals, percent agreement and standard error
Test BKFO SB SLKB+LL DLL-L DLL-ALE DSLL
Test 1
  Kappa coefficient (CI 95%) 0.89 (0.70-1.00) 0.49 (0.21-0.77) 0.60 (0.27-0.92) 0.87 (0.63-1.00) 0.84 (0.63-1.00) 0.53 (0.16-0.90)
  % agreement 97.0 75.8 87.8 90.9 93.9 87.9
  Std error 0.107 0.153 0.180 0.101 0.111 0.203
Test 2
  Kappa coefficient (CI 95%) 1 (1.00-1.00) 0.63 (0.39-0.87) 0.63 (0.19-1.00) 0.93 (0.80-1.00) 0.87 (0.72-1.00) 0.81 (0.58-1.00)
  % agreement 100.0 81.3 93.8 96.9 93.8 93.6
  Std error 0 0.132 0.240 0.070 0.086 0.126
Mean kappa coefficienta 0.95 0.56 0.61 0.87 0.86 0.67

Abbreviations: BKFO, Bent knee fall-out; SB, Standing bow; SLKB+LL, Single leg small knee bend + lunge-lean; DLL-L Double leg lift-lower; DLL-ALE, Double leg lift-alternate leg extension; DSLL, Double straight leg lower; CI 95%, 95% confidence intervals; Std error, standard error.

aMean value of kappa coefficient obtained from test 1 and test 2.

Monnier et al.

Monnier et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:263   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-263

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