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Table 1 Inter-observer variation for outcome measures

From: A comparison of outcome measures used to report clubfoot treatment with the Ponseti method: results from a cohort in Harare, Zimbabwe

Outcome Measure ICC 95%CI
Bangla Score
 1. Happy with child’s feet? 0.96 0.94–0.98
 2. Recommmend to others? 1.00 1.00
 3. Does child play with others? 1.00 1.00
 4. Does child wear shoes of choice? 0.97 0.95–0.98
 5. Does child have pain? 1.00 1.00
 6. Squatting 1.00 1.00
 7. Walking 1.00 1.00
 8. Running 1.00 1.00
 9. Up/down stairs 1.00 1.00
 10a. Heel position L 0.94 0.88–0.97
 10b. Heel position R 0.98 0.97–0.99
 11a. Ankle range L 0.82 0.66–0.90
 11b. Ankle range R 0.99 0.98–0.99
Relapse assessment
 1A - reduced DF 0.96 0.93–0.98
 2A - fixed equinus 1.00 1.00
 1B - dynamic supination, flex add 0.88 0.79–0.93
 2B - fixed forefoot add 1.00 1.00
 3–2 or more deformities 1.00 1.00
ACT score
 1. Foot is plantigrade 0.99 0.98–0.99
 2. Does child complain of pain? 1.00 1.00
 3. Can child wear shoes of choice? 0.99 0.99–1.00
 4. How satisfied is the carer? 1.00 1.00
Plantigrade foot 0.99 0.98–0.99
Roye score 1.00 1.00
  1. (ICC > 75 = good consistency)