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Table 1 Indices of interexaminer reliability and sample sizes in three previously published studies and in present secondary (combined) analysis

From: The reliability of spinal motion palpation determination of the location of the stiffest spinal site is influenced by confidence ratings: a secondary analysis of three studies

Study N ICC (2,1) MeanAED MedAED LOA RMSE MSE
Thoracic 52 Y Y N N N N
Cervical 27 Y Y N N Y Y
Lumbar 34 Y Y Y Y N N
Combined 113 Y N Y Y N N
  1. Abbreviations: ICC intraclass correlation, MeanAED Mean Absolute Examiner Difference, MedAED Median Absolute Examiner Difference, LOA limits of agreement, RMSE root mean squared error, MSE mean squared error