Table 2

Inter-rater agreement measured Cohen´s Kappa with quadratic weighting, intra class correlation coefficient and Pearson’s product moment correlation coefficient with 95 % confidence intervals of quantity and quality criteria of the first diagnosis of each participant
Raters Objects Na Kw Intra Class Correlation Pearson’s Correlation Coefficient
Quantity
1 vs 2 61 .82 (.70, .90) .82 (.72, .89) .82 (.72, .89)
3 vs 4 60 .83 (.75, .89) .83 (.73, .89) .84 (.74, .90)
2 vs 4 57 .72 (.55, .83) .73 (.58, .83) .73 (.57, .83)
5 vs 6 38 .82 (65,. 91) .83 (.69, .91) .82 (.68, .91)
7 vs 8 25 .75 (.61, .87) .75 (.53, .88) .75 (.53, .88)
Quality
1 vs 2 61 .75 (.59, .85) .75 (.62, .84) .76 (.63, .85)
3 vs 4 60 .76 (.55, .83) .76 (.63, .85) .76 (.63, .85)
2 vs 4 57 .73 (.59, .84) .73 (.59, .83) .73 (.59, .84)
5 vs 6 38 .74 (.51,. 87) .75 (.57, .86) .74 (.56, .86)
7 vs 8 25 .79 (.55, .91) .80 (.61, .90) .80 (.60, . 90)

aQuality and quantity criteria of the accuracy measurement based on the D-Catch instrument.

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Paans et al. BMC Nursing 2012 11:11   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-11-11

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