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Table 3 Inter-observer agreement of thyroid gland diameters and thyroid volume (Tvol) measured by portable ultrasound in children aged 6-14 years (n = 12), in examiners 1 and 2.

From: Data quality and practical challenges of thyroid volume assessment by ultrasound under field conditions - observer errors may affect prevalence estimates of goitre

  Right lobe Left lobe Tvol
  ML AP CC ML AP CC  
ICC* 0.48 -0.04 0.28 0.59 0.50 -0.19 0.38
(95% CI) (-0.08, 0.81) (-0.77, 0.19) (-0.31, 0.72) (0.08, 0.86) (-0.05, 0.82) (-0.66, 0.40) (-0.20, 0.77)
  1. *ICC intraclass correlation coefficient, one-way random model (measure of agreement)