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Table 4 Proportions of concordance and discordance between patients questionnaire and GP regarding specific prevalent cardiovascular co-morbidities

From: Cardiac late events in German breast cancer patients: a validation study on the agreement between patient self-reports and information from physicians

Disease GPa, negative
P negative
(Agreement)
GP, positive
P positive
(Agreement)
GP negative
P positive
(Overreporters)
GP positive
P negative
(Underreporters)
Kappa CCRb
Diabetes mellitus 866 (86.3%) 93 (9.26%) 7 (0.70%) 38 (3.79%) 0.78 95.5%
Hypertension 492 (49.0%) 370 (36.9%) 53 (5.28%) 89 (8.86%) 0.71 85.9%
Thyroid functional disease 508 (50.5%) 315 (31.3%) 134 (13.3%) 49 (4.87%) 0.62 81.7%
COPD 839 (84.0%) 72 (7.21%) 51 (5.11%) 36 (3.61%) 0.57 91.3%
Hyper-Cholesteremia 395 (40.3% 294 (30.0%) 99 (10.1%) 193 (19.7%) 0.40 70.2%
Chronic kidney disease 905 (93.1%) 18 (1.90%) 18 (1.90%) 31 (3.20%) 0.40 95.0%
  1. aGP general practitioners’ information
  2. bCCR correct classification rate