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Table 3 Agreement between the three coders for the 'father' codes of septicemia and shock

From: Reliability of diagnostic coding in intensive care patients

  Initial versus external coder 1 Initial versus external coder 2 Between the two external coders
  Kappa 95% CI Kappa 95% CI Kappa 95% CI
A41-, septicemia 0.69 0.47–0.92 0.71 0.47–0.94 0.77 0.58–0.96
R57-, shock 0.60 0.38–0.81 0.51 0.31–0.70 0.55 0.36–0.74
A41- or R57- 0.70 0.54–0.86 0.49 0.53–0.85 0.73 0.58–0.87
  1. CI, confidence interval.