Table 5

Contingency table of frequencies and percentages of agreement between raters A and B for the ultrasound-based diagnosis of tendinopathy using standardised criteria

Rater A: n (%)Rater B: n (%)
NormalR/EDLD/DTotal (%)Po (95% CI)
Round 1
 Normal6 (19.4)2 (6.5)0 (0.0)8 (25.8)0.60 (0.27 to 0.86)
 R/ED2 (6.5)11 (35.5)4 (12.9)17 (54.8)0.57 (0.33 to 0.78)
 LD/D0 (0.0)0 (0.0)6 (19.4)6 (19.4)0.60 (0.27 to 0.86)
 Total8 (25.8)13 (41.9)10 (32.3)31 (100.0)0.74 (0.55 to 0.87)
Round 2
 Normal3 (9.7)2 (6.5)0 (0.0)5 (16.1)0.60 (0.17 to 0.92)
 R/ED0 (0.0)18 (58.1)1 (3.2)19 (61.3)0.81 (0.58 to 0.94)
 LD/D0 (0.0)1 (3.2)6 (19.4)7 (22.6)0.75 (0.35 to 0.95)
 Total3 (9.7)21 (67.7)7 (22.6)31 (100.0)0.87 (0.69 to 0.95)
  • LD/D, late dysrepair/degenerative; Po, observed proportion of agreement; R/ED, reactive/early dysrepair.