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Table 4 Pearson r correlation coefficients, ICC(2,1) values for agreement and CPGs with disagreements >10 %, listed by order of size of disagreement for analyses 1 and 2

From: South African clinical practice guidelines quality measured with complex and rapid appraisal instruments

  Pearson r correlation coefficient Agreement expressed as ICC(2,1) values CPGs with disagreements > 10 % between instruments Size of disagreement (-ve values in favour of AGREE II) (%)
Analysis 1: using all statements in both instruments 0.39 ICC = 0.06 (p = 0.39) (6 of 16)
Child asthma 34.8 
Adult asthma 23.3 
Malaria treatment 22.7 
Malaria prevention 18.9 
COPD 17.4 
Hypertension 17.1 
Analysis 2: using only the statements in the common domains between the instruments 0.61 ICC = 0.49 (p = 0.07) (7 of 16)
Child asthma 17.1 
Adult asthma 10.9 
Adult HIV −14.5
Child HIV −15.3
PMTCT −15.3
PC101 −24.7
Adult TB −29.0