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Table 4 Agreement between the dentist’s opinion and the DXA results regarding osteoporosis

From: Dentists’ knowledge about osteoporosis and their ability to identify the disease

DXA Dentist’s opinion Total
Yes No Do not know
Yes 421 299 75 795
No 100 240 35 375
Total 521 539 110 1170
  1. Kappa (S.E.) = 0.209 (0.023), p < 0,001
  2. Agreement (%): for “Yes” = 52.9% (sensitivity) and for “No” = 64.0% (specificity)
  3. DXA dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry