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Table 3 Inter- and intrarater reliability on item level

From: Concurrent validity and reliability of the Community Balance and Mobility scale in young-older adults

  Kappa values (SE)a
Test item (0–5 points) Intrarater reliability Interrater reliability
Unilateral stance left 0.94 (0.04) 0.67 (0.08)
Unilateral stance right 0.91 (0.05) 0.78 (0.08)
Tandem walking 0.85 (0.07) 0.74 (0.08)
180° Tandem pivot 0.84 (0.07) 0.55 (0.10)
Lateral foot scooting left 0.91 (0.05) 0.73 (0.08)
Lateral foot scooting right 0.82 (0.07) 0.68 (0.08)
Hopping forward left 0.81 (0.07) 0.59 (0.08)
Hopping forward right 0.78 (0.07) 0.48 (0.09)
Crouch and walk 0.80 (0.08) 0.54 (0.10)
Lateral dodging 0.90 (0.07) 0.67 (0.11)
Walking and looking left 0.75 (0.11) 0.66 (0.12)
Walking and looking right 0.70 (0.12) 0.31 (0.12)
Running with controlled stop 0.75 (0.10) 0.88 (0.08)
Forward to backward walking 0.70 (0.10) 0.34 (0.09)
Walk, look and carry left 0.62 (0.13) 0.49 (0.12)
Walk, look and carry right 0.75 (0.12) 0.68 (0.13)
Descending stairs 0.79 (0.20) 0.85 (0.15)
Step-ups × 1 step left 0.92 (0.05) 0.65 (0.10)
Step-ups × 1 step right 0.91 (0.60) 0.77 (0.10)
  1. SE Standard Error
  2. aAll kappa values are statistically significant with p-values = 0.000