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18 July 2021: Clinical Research

Interobserver Agreement in Semi-Quantitative Scale-Based Interpretation of Chest Radiographs in COVID-19 Patients

Bartosz Mruk 12ABCDEF* , Jerzy Walecki 12ACD , Piotr Gustaw Wasilewski 2BCF , Łukasz Paluch 1CD , Katarzyna Sklinda 12ABDFG

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.931277

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e931277

Table 2 Analysis of the interobserver agreement of SARI assessments of radiographs. The table presents the weighted κ values for the overall population as well as for individual exam types (PA vs AP) and the patient’s clinical condition as expressed using MEWS: Group A (MEWS 0–1), Group B (MEWS 2–3), and Group C (MEWS ≥4).

Exam typeModified Early Warning ScoreTotal
AP X-rayPA X-ray0–12–3≥4
95% CIUL0.8740.8920.8350.8490.8280.817

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750