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Table 3 Agreement and reliability results for the 16 items of the Peripheral Intravenous Catheters mini questionnaire (PIVC miniQ)

From: Correction to: Monitoring quality of care for peripheral intravenous catheters; feasibility and reliability of the peripheral intravenous catheters mini questionnaire (PIVC-miniQ)

Item on the PIVC miniQ neg disagree positive sum Negative agreement Positive agreement Absolute agreement Scott’s pi
PIVC Pain and tenderness 168 15 22 205 0.957 0.746 0.927 0.703
Redness > 1 cm from insertion site 167 26 12 205 0.928 0.480 0.873 0.408
Swelling> 1 cm from insertion site 195 10 0 205 0.975 0.000 0.951 −0.025
Warmth at insertion site 199 5 1 205 0.988 0.286 0.976 0.273
Purulence 200 4 1 205 0.990 0.333 0.981 0.323
Streak/red line along the vein 199 4 2 205 0.990 0.500 0.981 0.490
Induration, hardness of tissue 197 7 1 205 0.983 0.222 0.966 0.205
Palpable hard vein beyond tip 190 13 2 205 0.967 0.235 0.937 0.202
Partial/complete dislodgement 201 2 2 205 0.995 0.667 0.990 0.662
Soiled with blood or fluids 146 21 38 205 0.933 0.784 0.898 0.716
Loose or lifting dressing edges 156 23 26 205 0.931 0.693 0.889 0.625
Fixed with tape only 202 3 0 205 0.993 0.000 0.985 −0.007
Blood in line 133 39 33 205 0.872 0.629 0.810 0.501
Insertion date not documented on PIVC dressing 85 18 102 205 0.904 0.919 0.912 0.823
Indication unknown 169 21 15 205 0.942 0.588 0.898 0.531
PIVC insertion date in is chart is lacking 132 36 37 205 0.880 0.673 0.824 0.553
  1. PIVC Peripheral Intravenous Catheter