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Table 2 Intrarater reliability; Spearman's (rs), the Kappa coefficient (k) and the Percentage Agreement (PA) (n 114)

From: A validation study using a modified version of Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke Patients: Postural Stroke Study in Gothenburg (POSTGOT)

Item Spearman's p Kappa p PA
  (rs)   (k)   
1. Supine to affected side lateral 0.88 < 0.001 0.86 < 0.0001 96%
2. Supine to non affected side lateral 0.98 < 0.001 0.93 < 0.0001 97%
3. Supine to sitting up on edge of bed 0.89 < 0.001 0.85 < 0.0001 95%
4. Sitting without support 0.93 < 0.001 n a n a 97%
5. Sitting to standing up 0.95 < 0.001 0.91 < 0.0001 94%
6. Standing with support 0.94 < 0.001 0.91 < 0.0001 96%
7. Standing without support 0.95 < 0.001 0.88 < 0.0001 94%
8. Standing on non paretic leg 0.88 < 0.001 0.70 < 0.0001 82%
9. Standing on paretic leg 0.92 < 0.001 0.75 < 0.0001 86%
10. Standing, picking up a shoe from the floor 0.96 < 0.001 0.89 < 0.0001 94%
11. Sitting down from standing up 0.93 < 0.001 0.85 < 0.0001 94%
12. Sitting on edge of bed to supine 0.92 < 0.001 0.84 < 0.0001 94%
  1. SwePASS: Swedish version of Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke Patients;
  2. n a: not applicable, Kappa statistics could not be computed, since they require a symmetric 2-way table in which the values of the first variable match the values of the second variable.