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Table 2 Kappa and percent exact agreement between reviews for coding characteristics of recommendations

From: Do choosing wisely recommendations about low-value care target income-generating treatments provided by members? A content analysis of 1293 recommendations

Characteristic of recommendations n Agreement k 95% CI
Diagnostic test or treatment 1293 97% 0.94 0.92–0.95
For or against a procedure 1293 94% 0.48 0.37–0.57
Qualified statements 1293 86% 0.71 0.67–0.75
Income-generating treatments 552 94% 0.79 0.71–0.85
Apply to members 552 91% 0.42 0.29–0.55
  1. n Number of recommendations, k Kappa coefficient, CI Confidence interval