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Table 5 Agreement on diagnoses between ESPs, OSs and common decision (n = 69, unless stated otherwise)

From: Inter-professional agreement and collaboration between extended scope physiotherapists and orthopaedic surgeons in an orthopaedic outpatient shoulder clinic – a mixed methods study

  Agreement
Number
(%, [95% CI])
Risk differencea
Percent point [95% CI]
(p-value)
ESP OS
Agreement on primary diagnosis 47 (68, [57; 79]) 62b (91, [84; 98]) −23 [−36; − 10] (< 0.01)
Agreement on combination of diagnoses 60 (87, [77; 94]) 65 (94, [86; 98]) −7 [−17; 2] (0.14)
Partial agreement 68 (99, [96; 101]) 68 (100, [NA]) −2 [− 4; 1] (0.31)
  1. ESP Extended Scope Physiotherapist, OS Orthopaedic surgeon
  2. aDifference in percent point between ESPs and OSs with ESPs as reference (ESP-OS)
  3. b N = 68