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Table 5 Intraobserver agreement for 12 raters with different experience in fracture management

From: Classification of distal radius fractures in children: good inter- and intraobserver reliability, which improves with clinical experience

Rater Number of months in practice Cohens kappa value Percentage of agreement
1 Junior registrar < 6 0.49 62.9
2 Junior registrar 7 0.69 81.0
3 Junior registrar 18 0.75 83.8
4 Junior registrar 28 0.72 83.8
5 Senior registrar 30 0.75 86.7
6 Senior registrar 38 0.76 86.7
7 Senior registrar 46 0.80 88.6
8 Senior registrar 49 0.86 93.3
9 Consultant 89 0.68 81.0
10 Consultant 105 0.84 91.4
11 Consultant 110 0.82 90.5
12 Consultant > 200 0.63 78.1