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Table 2 Prevalence and Inter-Rater Agreement and Reliability of Selected Facility Quality Indicators

From: Inter-rater reliability of nursing home quality indicators in the U.S

  Avg. QI prevalence rate Facility Ave SD of QI prevalence rate Ave Kappa for MDS Items used in QI definition Percent Agreement Research & facility RNs on QI QI Kappa
Behavior Problems & High ow Risk Combined .20 .10 .71 89.8 .61
Little no activities .12 .12 .28 65.3 .23
Catheterised .07 .05 .71 92.5 .67
Incontinence .62 .13 .88 91.4 .78
Urinary Tract Infection .08 .05 .53 89.1 .45
Tube Feeding .08 .05 .80 98.1 .83
Low Body Mass Index .12 .05 .85 96.7 .87
Infection .17 .08 .50 79.6 .39
Inadequate Pain Management .11 .08 .73 86.5 .50
Pressure Ulcers High & Low Risk Combined .09 .05 .74 88.6 .54
Restraints .07 .07 .56 91.3 .53
Antipsychotic Use High & Low Risk Combined .21 .08 .89 94.6 .78