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Table 4 Differences in intra-observer reliability technical error of measurement (TEM) between TARGet Kids! research assistants and primary care nurses

From: Reliability of routinely collected anthropometric measurements in primary care

Practice Measurement Research Routine Care   
TEM df TEM df F-Statistic p-value
Pediatric Clinic 1 Wt 0–2 0.06 54 0.04 21 2.25 0.022*
Lt 0–2 0.43 54 0.63 21 2.14 0.013*
Wt 2–18 0.15 29 0.20 16 0.56 0.913
Ht 2–18 0.53 29 0.47 16 1.27 0.313
Pediatric Clinic 2 Wt 2–18 0.09 18 0.12 12 0.56 0.869
Ht 2–18 0.34 18 0.46 12 0.55 0.881
Family Medicine Clinic Wt 0–2 0.02 7 0.02 3 1.00 0.553
Lt 0–2 0.06 7 0.45 3 56.25 < 0.001*
Wt 2–18 0.18 5 0.10 4 3.24 0.139
Ht 2–18 0.21 5 0.38 4 0.31 0.887
  1. *Significant p-value < 0.05