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Table 1 Studies comparing clinical diagnoses with diagnoses generated with diagnostic interviews

From: Implementing the semi-structured interview Kiddie-SADS-PL into an in-patient adolescent clinical setting: impact on frequency of diagnoses

STUDY INSTRUMENT Sample Size Dx Median kappa Range
Inpatients
Carlson et al.(1987) [28] K-SADS-P 30 6 .50 .16 to .69
  DICA (Child version)    .38 .15 to .75
  DICA-P (Parent version)    .40 .05 to .66
Welner et al.(1987) [29] DICA-C (Child version) 27 5* .26 -.18 to .52
Apter et al.(1989) [30] K-SADS-P (Hebrew) 70 6* .64 NA
Weinstein et al.(1989) [31] DISC-1 163 6* .09 .03 to .17
Aronen et al.(1993) [32] " " 6* .09 -.07 to .22
Vitiello et al.(1990) [33] DICA-C 46 3* .28 -.03 to .62
  DICA-P    .28 .10 to .48
Shanee et al.(1997) [34] K-SADS-PL (Hebrew) 57 19 .80 .48 to 1.00
Fristad et al.(1998) [35] CHIPS 47 15 .51 .31 to .78
Pellegrino et al.(1999) [36] DISC-R 2.1 50 5 .09 .03 to .61
  1. Note: Dx = Number of disorders on which the standard kappas were calculated
  2. *Broad diagnostic clusters
  3. • K-SADS-P = Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children-Present Episode Version (K-SADS-P) [9]. K-SADS-PL = Present and Lifetime version [37].
  4. • DICA = Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children and Adolescents [38]. DICA-C = child version. DICA-P = Parent version [39, 40]. DICA-R = Revised version [4143].
  5. • CHIPS = Children's Interview for Psychiatric Syndromes [44].
  6. • DISC-1 = Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children [45]. DISC-R 2.1 = second revision [46]. DISC 2.3 = version 2.3 [47]. DISC-IV = version IV [48].