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Table 1 Inter-coder agreement on items within the coding frame

From: Pharmacogenetics and the print media: what is the public told?

Question (number of choices) Observed agreement Kappa value
Main themes (8 choices) 90% 0.88
Key perspectives (7 choices) 90% 0.79
Benefit stated (yes/no) 100% 1.0
Risk stated (yes/no) 100% 1.0
Barrier stated (yes/no) 90% 0.79
Quotation stated (yes/no) 100% 1.0
Source of information (5 choices) 95% 0.91
Main voice (4 choices) 95% 0.89
Article slant (4 choices) 100% 1.0
Main claim (3 choices) 85% 0.58
Quality of information (3 choices) 80% 0.57