Table 2 Intra-rater reliability reported as Cohen’s К and SE with 95%CI and p-values

From: Non-invasive assessment of vibration perception and protective sensation in people with diabetes mellitus: inter- and intra-rater reliability

Monofilament and VPT (n = 44)
 Rater 1Rater 2Rater 3
TestKSE95% CIPKSE95% CIPKSE95% CIP
VPT0.520.150.21 to 0.820.010.780.100.58 to 0.980.020.720.130.46 to 0.98< 0.01
Monofilament [4]0.440.140.16 to 0.730.020.670.110.45 to 0.89< 0.010.340.150.06 to 0.630.02
Monofilament [10]0.490.180.14 to 0.83< 0.010.770.110.55 to 0.99< 0.010.440.180.09 to 0.79< 0.01
Tuning fork (n = 24)
 Rater 4Rater 5 
TestKSE95% CIPKSE95% CIP
Graduated0.570.170.24 to 0.9< 0.010.500.170.17 to 0.83< 0.02
Conventional (on/off)0.570.160.26 to 0.88< 0.010.520.190.15 to 0.89< 0.02
Conventional (dampened)0.410.190.04 to 0.78< 0.050.490.180.14 to 0.84< 0.02
  1. VPT vibration perception threshold