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Table 3 Mean preferred category of treatment (score of 1 = definite surgery and 5 = definite medical therapy, see methods section) and agreement of voting between rounds for all specialists (weighted Kappa,) for each of the six case scenarios

From: Variations in clinical decision-making between cardiologists and cardiac surgeons; a case for management by multidisciplinary teams?

  Mean preferred treatment category Kappa (round 1 vs round 2)
  Round 1 Round 2  
Patient A 2.8 3.3 0.47
Patient B 1.3 1.2 0.22
Patient C 2.4 2.9 0.24
Patient D 1.2 1.3 0.15
Patient E 3.5 3.8 0.59
Patient F 2.7 1.7 0.51