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Table 4 Kappa Scores for Knowledge Indicators

From: Can local staff reliably assess their own programs? A confirmatory test-retest study of Lot Quality Assurance Sampling data collectors in Uganda

No. Indicator Interviewer Agreement Disagreement Kappa Strength of Agreement
yes no yes & no no & yes
1 Know of at least one STI other than HIV 11 170 7 2 0.69 Substantial
2 Know whether HIV is transmitted via Mosquitoes 53 106 19 12 0.65 Substantial
3 Know whether HIV is transmitted via sharing toilets 27 141 15 7 0.64 Substantial
4 Know at least two signs of STI in females 37 116 29 8 0.54 Moderate
5 Know at least two signs of STI in males 105 45 28 12 0.54 Moderate
6 Know at least one way that the risk of mother to child transmission can be reduced 10 164 10 6 0.51 Moderate
7 Know that HIV can be transmitted to an infant during breastfeeding 46 99 27 18 0.49 Moderate
8 Knows the risk of mother to child transmission can be reduced 7 168 10 5 0.44 Moderate
9 Knows HIV can be transmitted to an infant during delivery 32 114 22 22 0.43 Moderate
10 Know where to get treatment for STI 13 151 21 5 0.43 Moderate
11 Know whether HIV is transmitted via sharing utensils 23 127 28 11 0.42 Moderate
12 Know whether HIV is transmitted via touching infected person 9 159 14 7 0.4 Moderate
13 Know whether HIV is transmitted via sharing food with infected person 16 141 23 10 0.39 Fair
14 Know the three strategies to prevent HIV infection 164 5 14 7 0.27 Fair
15 Know that HIV can be transmitted to an infant during pregnancy 109 22 23 36 0.22 Fair
16 Know whether HIV is transmitted via witchcraft 6 150 19 14 0.17 Slight
17 Know at least two actions to take if they have an STI 81 31 44 34 0.12 Slight
  Mean Values      0.43