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Table 3 Assignment of progression or repair based on direct assignment versus inferred assignment in Exercise IIa

From: Expert agreement confirms that negative changes in hand and foot radiographs are a surrogate for repair in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Whole hand direct assignment of progression/repair Single joint inferred assignment of progression/repair
  Total First film is better (progression) Second film is better (repair) Both films are similar (no change) No majority agreement obtained
Progression 28 18 8 0 2
Repair 9 0 9 0 0
No change 5 0 0 4 1
No majority agreement obtained 22 3 11 0 8
Total 64 21 28 4 11
  1. aBased on agreement by five of seven readers.