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Table 5 Agreement on whether a CPG would be recommended or not

From: Reliability and validity of the AGREE instrument used by physical therapists in assessment of clinical practice guidelines

Pair of Raters Kappa (unweighted) Kappa (quadratic weights)
Generalists 0.20 0.34
Specialists 0.25 0.22
Researchers 0.39 0.47
  1. A Kappa was calculated on the final overall rating question whether or not a CPG should be using with the data dichotomized as YES (strongly recommend or recommend with provisos) or NO (Would not recommend or unsure) or by using quadratic weighting to compare the strength of recommendation (Strongly, with provisos, would not, unsure).