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Table 2 Clinical anterior chest wall inflammation by patient and physician assessment and concordance between the two assessmentsa

From: Anterior chest wall inflammation by whole-body magnetic resonance imaging in patients with spondyloarthritis: lack of association between clinical and imaging findings in a cross-sectional study

Assessments SpA group AS group nrSpA group
Patient assessment, N 73 58 15
   ACW pain present, n (%) 19 (26.0%) 16 (27.6%) 3 (20.0%)
Physician assessment, N 122 95 27
   ACW tenderness present, n (%) 32 (26.2%) 25 (26.3%) 7 (25.9%)
Patient versus physician assessmentb (SpA group) ACW tenderness present ACW tenderness absent Total
   ACW pain present, n (%) 12 (16.4%) 7 (9.6%) 19 (26.0%)
   ACW pain absent, n (%) 7 (9.6%) 47 (64.4%) 54 (74.0%)
   Total, n (%) 19 (26.0%) 54 (74.0%) 73 (100%)
  1. aACW = anterior chest wall; AS = ankylosing spondylitis; nrSpA = nonradiographic spondyloarthritis; SpA = spondyloarthritis. bEstimated Cohen's κ = 0.50 (95% CI = 0.24 to 0.71).