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Table 1 Inter-observer agreement of seizure presence, type and consciousness status

From: Inter-observer agreement of canine and feline paroxysmal event semiology and classification by veterinary neurology specialists and non-specialists

Variable Mean % agreement (95% CI) PI Category κ SE (κ) Z p
Is this an epileptic seizure? 29% (19-40%) 0.4 Yes 0.40 0.01 35.12 <0.001
What type of epileptic seizure? 18% (10-28%) 0.47 Focal seizure 0.31 0.01 27.36 <0.001
0.86 Focal seizure with secondary generalisation 0.53 0.01 45.63 <0.001
0.27 Primary generalised seizure 0.60 0.01 51.93 <0.001
  Overall 0.44 0.01 62.08 <0.001
Is the dog conscious? 9% (3-19%) 0.72 Conscious (No impairment) 0.45 0.01 39.92 <0.001
0.38 Impairment in consciousness 0.20 0.01 15.16 <0.001
0.48 Unconscious 0.54 0.01 41.99 <0.001
  Overall 0.39 0.01 42.59 <0.001
  1. (κ = kappa, PI = prevalence index, SE = standard error).