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A multigroup comparison of IRR using a modified Fleiss' Kappa statistic

Inter rater reliability (IRR) among more than two raters may be calculated using a modified Fleiss' Kappa . I suggest a modified version of the procedures for modified Fleiss' Kappa enabling the surveyor to compare different groups of respondents across a range of evaluators. Scripts: IRR for nomial data IRR for ordinal data using a linear weight matrix

NORDCAN - incidences and numbers

Below components to a R-script, which will extract age-gender specific rates and proportions from Nordic databases divided by year and geography. Link to NORDCAN website:  >click here < library(XML) #Source #http://www-dep.iarc.fr/NORDCAN/DK/glossary.htm#ASR #Table mapping ICD codes and cancer types # ICD-10 Label # C00-14\C10.1 Lip, oral cavity and pharynx # C00.0-2,C00.5-9 Lip # C00.3-4,C02-04,C05.0,C06 Oral cavity # C01,C05.1-9,C09,C10.0,C10.2-9 Oropharynx # C07-08 Salivary glands # C11 Nasopharynx # C12-13 Hypopharynx # C14 Pharynx, ill-defined # C15 Oesophagus # C16 Stomach # C17 Small intestine # C18 Colon # C18-21 Colorectal # C19-21 Rectum and anus # C22 Liver # C23-24 Gallbladder # C25 Pancreas # C26,C39,C76-80, C97,D47 Unknown and ill-defined # C30-31 Nose, sinuses # C32+C10.1 Larynx # C33-34 Lung # C37,C38.0-3,C38.8,C45.1-9,C46.2-9,C47-48,C74,C75.0,C75.4-9,C88,D46 Other specified cancers #