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Table 1 Summary of score assessments (mean (median; range)). A negative value of individual differences between interviews means that the score was lower in the second interview

From: Mid-term results after proximal humeral fractures following angular stable plate fixation in elderly patients—which scores can be evaluated by a telephone-based assessment?

 First score assessmentSecond score assessmentIndividual differences between interviewsSpearman’s correlationWeighted k measure of agreement (categories)Agreement between interviews (categories)
OSS55.7 (median: 58; 33–60)52.7 (median: 55; 25–60)− 3.0 (median: − 2; − 17–5)0.710.7499.3%
DASH14.7 (median: 12.5; 0–64.2)19.6 (median: 18.3; 0–66.7)4.9 (median: 2.5; − 14.2–31.7)0.770.6287.2%
Constant86.5 (median: 91; 40–100)64.2 (median: 65.5; 23–86)− 22.3 (median: − 21; − 53–10)0.670.0855.9%
  1. OSS Oxford Shoulder Score; DASH Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand-Score; Constant Constant score