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Re: st: AW: Non-reported s.e. for kappa


From   Steve Samuels <sjsamuels@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AW: Non-reported s.e. for kappa
Date   Wed, 14 Apr 2010 12:18:03 -0400

Correction, to get the pseudo-values _jk_1:

jackknife r(kappa), mse keep: kap id*
ci _jk_1      // First order unbiased estimates


Steve
On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 12:03 PM, Steve Samuels <sjsamuels@gmail.com> wrote:
> Martin-
> For Karen's set up (idj contains the subject rating for  rater j),
> there is no official example that I can see. p615 shows counts of
> ratings, with each variable being a rating category.  Also, for p615,,
>  the command should be "kappa",  not "kap", because the data are
> counts of assignments to three categories by five raters. This was
> terrible  syntax decision: depending on the use of "kap" or "kappa" to
> distinguish between two data setups.
>
> One suggestion for a standard error:
> *************************************************
> version 10.0
> clear
>  input case id2 id3 id6 id8 id9 id10
>  1 3 3 3 3 3 3
>  2 1 1 1 1 1 1
>  3 2 2 1 3 1 1
>  4 3 3 3 3 3 3
>  5 1 1 1 1 1 1
>  end
> kap id*
> jackknife r(kappa), mse: kap id*
> ci _jk_1      // First order unbiased estimates
> *************************************
>
>  n = 5 subjects doesn't seem like enough to draw many conclusions.
> It's interesting that the raters disagreed for only one subject.
>
> Steve
>
> Steve
>
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 10:52 AM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:
>>
>> <>
>>
>> You do not need an imaginary dataset, as the official example does not
>> return the se, either:
>>
>>
>> *************
>> webuse p615, clear
>> kap cat*
>> ret li
>> *************
>>
>> The help file could make this fact clear, I think. BTW, a command reporting
>> a whole table inevitably runs into the problem which statistics it should
>> return. Just see what -summ- with a -varlist- hands back: The statistics for
>> the last variable in that -varlist-. The alternative would be to return a
>> -matrix-, of course...
>>
>>
>> HTH
>> Martin
>>
>>
>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Karen Wright
>> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 14. April 2010 16:38
>> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Betreff: st: Non-reported s.e. for kappa
>>
>> Dear All,
>> I have been working with kappa statistics and I have come across a
>> peculiarity that I don't fully understand.  Searching the help files and the
>> statalist archive did not shed any light on the matter unfortunately.
>> After running a simple composite kappa on multiple readers (3 categories)  I
>> then type -di r(se)- and obtain nothing!  The results have not been cleared
>> from memory as typing -di r(kappa)- displays the kappa value.  Does anyone
>> know why this is?
>> I am aware that test statistics cannot be calculated when the number of
>> ratings per subject vary.  Is there something similar happening here?!
>>
>> I have shown below a snippet of the data and the commands used.  Snippet of
>> data contains the diagnosis (=1,2, or 3) for 6 readers (id2-id10) on 5
>> cases.  [Done using Stata10 on Windows.]
>>
>> Thank you for taking the time to read this,
>> Karen
>>
>> *************************************************
>> version 10.0
>>
>> input case id2 id3 id6 id8 id9 id10
>> 1 3 3 3 3 3 3
>> 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
>> 3 2 2 1 3 1 1
>> 4 3 3 3 3 3 3
>> 5 1 1 1 1 1 1
>> end
>>
>> kap id*
>> di r(se)
>> di r(kappa)
>>
>> *************************************************
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