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Table 3 Intratester and Intertester reliability of ankle dorsiflexion measurements in groups with and without diabetes

From: Weight bearing versus non-weight bearing ankle dorsiflexion measurement in people with diabetes: a cross sectional study

  Diabetes reliability group Non-diabetes group
Measure ICC (95% CI) SEM (95% CI) degrees MDC ICC (95% CI) SEM (95% CI) degrees MDC
Intratester Reliability
 Lidcombe template
  Tester 1 0.94 (0.88–0.97) 1.6 (0.4–6.8) 4.6 0.89(0.78–0.95) 2.0 (5.4–13.0) 5.2
  Tester 2 0.90 (0.80–0.95) 1.9 (−0.4–7.0) 5.1 0.89(0.78–0.95) 1.9 (5.5–13.0) 5.2
 Lunge test
  Tester 1 0.83 (0.67–0.92) 2.6 (29.4–39.6) 6.5 0.85 (0.72–0.93) 3.2 (32.9–45.3) 7.6
  Tester 2 0.85 (0.71–0.93) 2.4 (29.6–39.6) 6.2 0.89(0.78–0.94) 2.6 (35.6–45.6) 6.4
Intertester Reliability
Lidcombe template 0.91 (0.83–0.96) 1.9 (− 0.2–7.2) 5.1 0.91 (0.81–0.95) 1.7 (5.8–12.6) 4.8
Lunge test 0.88 (0.77–0.94) 2.1 (30.3–38.7) 5.6 0.93 (0.85–0.96) 2.1 (35.7–43.9) 5.5
  1. Abbreviations: ICC intraclass correlation coefficient, CI confidence interval, SEM standard error measurement, MDC minimal detectable change
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