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Table 2 Inter-rater reliability: checklist

From: Face-to-face versus distance learning of basic suturing skills in novice learners: a quantitative prospective randomized trial

  Assessor 1 Assessor 2 p-value
Uses instruments correctly a 91 (77.1%) 92 (78%) 0.84
Mounts needle correctly a 97 (82.2%) 95 (80.5%) 0.69
Holds forceps correctly a 100 (84.7%) 97 (82.2%) 0.44
Pierces at 90° a 112 (94.9%) 109 (92.4%) 0.40
Double knot-crossing a 116 (98.3%) 116 (98.3%) 1
Second knot a 116 (98.3%) 115 (97.5%) 0.65
Third knot a 116 (98.3%) 117 (99.2%) 0.31
No tangles a 102 (86.4%) 100 (84.7%) 0.61
Equal wound edges a 104 (88.1%) 98 (83.1%) 0.18
No damage to pad a 101 (85.6%) 105 (89.0%) 0.39
Checklist formula score (Mean ± S.D) 317.18 ± 62.99 317.41 ± 64.57 0.96
  1. aN (%) of participants who correctly demonstrated the checklist item