Meta-analysis of Cohen’s kappa

  • Shuyan Sun
  • Published 2011 in Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology


Cohen’s κ is the most important and most widely accepted measure of inter-rater reliability when the outcome of interest is measured on a nominal scale. The estimates of Cohen’s κ usually vary from one study to another due to differences in study settings, test properties, rater characteristics and subject characteristics. This study proposes a formal… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10742-011-0077-3


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@article{Sun2011MetaanalysisOC, title={Meta-analysis of Cohen’s kappa}, author={Shuyan Sun}, journal={Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology}, year={2011}, volume={11}, pages={145-163} }