Table 3

Frequencies of the acupuncturists' use of the most used meridians, their mutual positive score, κ, CI and the maximum κ value

MeridianAcu1 (n)Acu2 (n)Mutual positive scoreκκ (95% CI)Max κ
Liver5220−0.04−0.00 to −0.010.46
Kidney51080.030.23 to −0.170.33
Stomach5095−0.13−0.02 to −0.240.27
Spleen4512−0.09−0.01 to −0.170.37
Large intestine25780.010.26 to −0.240.18
Conception vessel27680.000.24 to −0.240.17
Heart14110.100.29 to −0.100.35
Gallbladder781−0.010.26 to −0.270.35
Lung910−0.040.03 to −0.100.39