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Table 1 Agreement between Tactile Temperature Assessment of Caregivers vs Doctors and Caregivers vs Nurses

From: Detection of fever in children emergency care: comparisons of tactile and rectal temperatures in Nigerian children

  Caregivers    
  Fever No fever All subjects Kappa statistics
  n % of all subjects n % of all subjects n % of all subjects Value 95% CI P
Doctors          
   Fever 149 81.9 7 3.8 156 85.7 0.568 0.383 - 0.711 0.00
   No fever 11 6.0 15 8.2 26 14.3    
Nurses          
   Fever 151 83.0 6 3.3 157 86.3 0.634 0.449 - 766 0.00
   No fever 9 4.9 16 8.8 25 13.7    
  1. K - Kappa statistics, CI - Confidence Interval