Table 2

Agreement Scores (Kappa) for Repeatability and Consistency of Diagnoses of Suspected Heart Failure

Repeatability+

Consistency*


Seniority

N

Within group

Consultant

Middle Grade

Junior


Consultant

3

0.53

0.25


Middle Grade

3

0.73

0.47

0.16


Junior

2

1

0.23

0.10

0.47


+ Repeatability of categorical diagnostic decisions (yes/no) for 5 repeated scenarios using Kappa

* Within Group: consistency of categorical diagnostic decisions (yes/no) for 40 scenarios within each level of seniority using Kappa

Hancock et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:139   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-139

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