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Kappa statistic to measure agreement beyond chance in free-response assessments

  • Marc Carpentier1,
  • Christophe Combescure1,
  • Laura Merlini2 and
  • Thomas V. Perneger1Email author
BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:62

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-017-0340-6

Received: 21 October 2016

Accepted: 7 April 2017

Published: 19 April 2017

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Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
21 Oct 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
11 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Zhao Yang
29 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hua Ma
24 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Marc Carpentier
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Zhao Yang
21 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hua Ma
3 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Marc Carpentier
Resubmission - Version 3
3 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
Publishing
7 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
19 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12874-017-0340-6

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article. Pre-publication versions of the article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com. All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Geneva University Hospitals, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
(2)
Division of Radiology, Geneva University Hospitals, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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