High Agreement and High Prevalence: The Paradox of Cohen’s Kappa

@inproceedings{Zec2017HighAA,
  title={High Agreement and High Prevalence: The Paradox of Cohen’s Kappa},
  author={Slavica Zec and Nicola Soriani and Rosanna Irene Comoretto and Ileana Baldi},
  booktitle={The open nursing journal},
  year={2017}
}
Background Cohen's Kappa is the most used agreement statistic in literature. However, under certain conditions, it is affected by a paradox which returns biased estimates of the statistic itself. Objective The aim of the study is to provide sufficient information which allows the reader to make an informed choice of the correct agreement measure, by… CONTINUE READING