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Table 6 Detailed agreement between USG and MRI findings regarding detection of segmentation/vertebral spine anomalies

From: Role of ultrasonography in screening of spinal dysraphism in infants at risk

Type of spinal dysraphism MRI Ultrasound Test value P value Kappa agreement (95% CI)
No. (%) No. (%)
Segmentation/vertebral spine anomalies
 No 13 (65.0%) 16 (80.0%) 1.129* 0.288 0.634 (0.279 to 0.989)
 Yes 7 (35.0%) 4 (20.0%)    
  1. P value > 0.05: non-significant; P value < 0.05: significant; P value < 0.01: highly significant
  2. *Chi-square test