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Table 2 Inter-rater agreement for PTs rating patients’ ability to perform exercises

From: Agreement among physiotherapists in assessing patient performance of exercises for low-back pain

Agreement All PTs Rehabilitation centre PTs Primary-care PTs
First assessment Second assessment*
Global 0.48 (0.32–0.56) 0.66 (0.54–0.76) 0.70 (0.58–0.77) 0.28 (0.09–0.37)
For strengthening exercises 0.42 (0.2–0.52) 0.58 (0.32–0.71) 0.65 (0.43–0.77) 0.34 (0.07–0.48)
For stretching exercises 0.55 (0.35–0.64) 0.73 (0.56–0.82) 0.73 (0.57–0.82) 0.21(− 0.01–0.28)
  1. Data are intraclass correlation coefficients (ICCs) and 95% confidence intervals (95% CIs)
  2. *1 month later