Table 3

Reliability: consistency of data on medical resource use (n=99)
Absolute agreement (%) Cohen’s Kappa Use of service (%) ICC (95% CI)
General practitioner 81.8 0.597 25.3 0.804
(0.608-0.908)
Therapist in regional mental healthcare 91.9 0.649 12.1 0.769
(0.341-0.929)
Mental healthcare therapist with private practice 88.9 0.618 75.8 0.740
(0.613-0.829)
Mental healthcare therapist hospital outpatient 0.0 - 1.0 *
Occupational physician 88.9 0.600 12.1 0.884
(0.652-0.965)
Hospital outpatient visit to a medical specialist 96.0 0.645 4.0 0.000
(−0.878-0.878)
Paramedical healthcare provider 93.9 0.805 16.2 0.825
(0.569-0.935)
Social worker 97.0 0.711 4.0 0.571
(−0.475-0.965)
Alternative medicine practice 94.9 0.519 6.1 0.231
(−0.164-0.775)
Self help group 98.0 0.492 1.0 *
Consultation Agency Alcohol & Drugs (CAD) 100.0 - 1.0 *
Hospital day care treatment 99.0 0.795 2.0 *
Hospital admission duration? 99.0 0.662 2.0 *
Use of medication 91.9 0.839 49.5 0.684
(0.499-0.810)

* Too few cases to analyze; - Not applicable.

Bouwmans et al.

Bouwmans et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:217   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-217

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