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Table 3 Concordance of endocrinologists´ and objective assessment of risk stratification in newly referred and in long-term follow-up patients

From: Risk stratification by endocrinologists of patients with type 2 diabetes in a Danish specialised outpatient clinic: a cross-sectional study

Newly referred patients – n (%)
   Objective assessment
   Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Total
Endocrinologists´
assessment
Level 1 9 (4.3) 18 (8.6) 7 (3.3) 34 (16.3)
Level 2 0 75 (36.9) 40 (19.1) 115 (55.0)
Level 3 0 13 (6.2) 47 (22.5) 60 (28.7)
  Total 9 (4.3) 106 (50.7) 94 (45.0) 209 (100)
Observed agreement: 62.7 %, kappa = 0.39 (CI: 0.29–0.50), McNemar’s test for marginal distribution: p < 0.0001, Bowker’s test for symmetry: p < 0.0001
Long-term follow-up patients – n (%)
   Objective assessment
   Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Total
Endocrinologists´
assessment
Level 1 7 (1.8) 12 (3.2) 1 (0.3) 20 (5.3)
Level 2 5 (1.3) 162 (42.6) 51 (13.4) 218 (57.4)
Level 3 0 46 (12.1) 96 (25.38) 142 (37.4)
  Total 12 (3.2) 220 (57.9) 148 (38.9) 380 (100)
Observed agreement: 69.7 %, kappa = 0.45 (CI: 0.36–0.53), McNemar’s test for marginal distribution: p = NS, Bowker’s test for symmetry: p = NS
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