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Table 2 Correlation of clinical staging and MRI staging in cervical cancer patients with pretreatment MRI (n = 37)

From: Correlation of clinical staging and MRI staging for cervical cancer

   Agreement (%) Kappa (95%CI) Z (P value)
1 Vaginal invasion 77.03 0.128w
(0.059, 0.259)
1.11 (0.133)
2 Parametrial invasion a - - -
3 Pelvic side wall invasion 67.57 0.098
(− 0.083, 0.278)
1.38 (0.084)
4 Hydronephrosis/ nonfunctioning kidney 91.89 0.749
(0.482, 1.000)
4.57 (< 0.001)*
5 Adjacent pelvic organ invasion b 78.38 0.000 -
6 Spread to distant organs b 91.89 0.000 -
7 Overall staging b 73.87 0.000w -
  1. aToo few rating categories; b not applicable; w weighted kappa statistic; * statistically significant