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Table 3 Intra-rater correlations between mRSS and durometry scores

From: Durometry as an alternative tool to the modified Rodnan’s skin score in the assessment of diffuse systemic sclerosis patients: a cross-sectional study

  Investigator 1
Kendall’s coefficient (p)
Investigator 2
Kendall’s coefficient (p)
Skin areas
 Face 0.20 (0.06) 0.03 (≤0.80)
 Thorax 0.50 (≤0.01) 0.36 (≤0.01)
 Abdomen 0.53 (≤0.01) 0.45 (≤0.01)
 Arm R 0.49 (≤0.01) 0.53 (≤0.01)
 Arm L 0.50 (≤0.01) 0.43 (≤0.01)
 Forearm R 0.62 (≤0.01) 0.57 (≤0.01)
 Forearm L 0.62 (≤0.01) 0.55 (≤0.01)
 Hand R 0.55 (≤0.01) 0.54 (≤0.01)
 Hand L 0.49 (≤0.01) 0.51 (≤0.01)
 Fingers R 0.22 (0.04) 0.28 (≤0.01)
 Fingers L 0.34 (≤0.01) 0.40 (≤0.01)
 Thigh R 0.54 (≤0.01) 0.46 (≤0.01)
 Thigh L 0.54 (≤0.01) 0.37 (≤0.01)
 Leg R 0.30 (≤0.01) 0.26 (≤0.01)
 Leg L 0.29 (≤0.01) 0.22 (≤0.03)
 Foot R 0.54 (≤0.01) 0.52 (≤0.01)
 Foot L 0.44 (≤0.01) 0.57 (≤0.01)
  1. R right, L left