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Table 2 Level of agreement (kappa) and frequency of exact matches between face-to-face and telephone administration of the Frenchay Activities Index and the EQ-5D items

From: Telephone reliability of the Frenchay Activity Index and EQ-5D amongst older adults

  Level of agreement
kappa (95% CI)
Frequency of exact matches
(% out of 40)
Frenchay Activity Index items   
Prepare main meals 0.85
(0.68,0.97)
35
(88%)
Wash up 0.91
(0.82,0.98)
36
(90%)
Wash clothes 0.88
(0.70,0.98)
36
(90%)
Light housework 0.88
(0.72,1.00)
37
(93%)
Heavy housework 0.96
(0.87,1.00)
38
(95%)
Local shopping 0.89
(0.74,0.98)
36
(90%)
Social outing 0.73
(0.53,0.88)
30
(75%)
Walk outside >15 mins 0.73
(0.49,0.92)
33
(83%)
Active interest in hobby 0.78
(0.61,0.92)
33
(83%)
Drives/taxi/bus 1
(-,-)
40
(100%)
Outings/car ride 0.73
(0.39,0.93)
35
(88%)
Gardening 0.85
(0.73,0.96)
35
(88%)
Housework or car maintenance 0.92
(0.78,1.00)
38
(95%)
Reading books 0.83
(0.71,0.94)
32
(80%)
Gainful work 1
(-,-)
40
(100%)
EQ-5D items   
Mobility 0.67
(0.39,0.85)
33
(83%)
Personal care 0.87
(0.64,1.00)
38
(95%)
Usual activities 0.72
(0.48,0.90)
34
(85%)
Pain/discomfort 0.67
(0.45,0.86)
32
(80%)
Anxiety/depression 0.83
(0.64,0.96)
36
(90%)