Inconsistencies in classification by experts of cardiotocograms and subsequent clinical decision.

Abstract

Inter-observer agreement in the interpretation according to the FIGO guidelines of 33 cardiotocographic tracings by experts and subsequent clinical decision was evaluated, using the kappa statistic (K) and the proportions of agreement (Pa). Overall agreement in the classification of tracings was fair (K = 0.48) and was better for normal (Pa = 0.62), than… (More)

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@article{AyresdeCampos1999InconsistenciesIC, title={Inconsistencies in classification by experts of cardiotocograms and subsequent clinical decision.}, author={Diogo Ayres-de-Campos and Jos{\'e} Bernardes and Altamiro Da Costa-Pereira and Lu{\'i}s Pereira-Leite}, journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology}, year={1999}, volume={106 12}, pages={1307-10} }