Table 5.

Absolute agreement and weighted κ values for patient-provider concordance for health outcome priorities

Health Outcome PriorityAbsolute Agreement, % (95% CI)Weighted κa (95% CI)
Maintaining independence31 (26 to 37)−0.02 (−0.23 to 0.19)
Staying alive26 (21 to 31)0.01 (−0.20 to 0.21)
Reducing pain30 (24 to 35)0.01 (−0.18 to 0.20)
Reducing other symptoms27 (22 to 33)−0.07 (−0.47 to 0.32)
  • a Calculated by treating patients as one rater and providers as another rater.