Accounting for overlap? An application of Mezzich's kappa statistic to test interrater reliability of interview data on parental accident and emergency attendance.

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STUDY RATIONALE The number of interview studies with service users is rising because of growth in health services research. The level of agreement between multiple interview data coders requires statistical calculation to support results. Basic kappa statistics are often used but this depends on having mutually exclusive data. Researchers should be aware… (More)

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@article{Eccleston2001AccountingFO, title={Accounting for overlap? An application of Mezzich's kappa statistic to test interrater reliability of interview data on parental accident and emergency attendance.}, author={P. A. Eccleston and Ursula Werneke and Kate Armon and Todd Stephenson and R Macfaul}, journal={Journal of advanced nursing}, year={2001}, volume={33 6}, pages={784-90} }