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Table 2 Summary of statistical test combinations applied in reviewed validation studies

From: Application and interpretation of multiple statistical tests to evaluate validity of dietary intake assessment methods

Combination of tests ranked from most to least frequent use Statistical test (number of combinations Number of studies the combination (total n = 60) References for identified studies
Correlation coefficient t -test/ Wilcoxon Cross-classification % difference Kappa Statistic Bland Altman
1 X X      8 [17,22,23,25,36,51,52,55]
2 X       7 [14,16,18,29,35,37,38]
3 X   X    X 6 [32,39,42,44,47,61]
4 X X     X 5 [21,27,28,33,62]
5 X      X 5 [19,20,34,48,53]
6 X   X     5 [15,31,38,41,45]
7 X   X   X   4 [58,59,63,64]
8 X X X     2 [49,65]
9 X X X   X X 2 [50,54]
10 X   X X   X 2 [46,68]
11 X     X   2 [24,26]
12 X X    X X 2 [43,69]
13 X X X    X 2 [56,60]
14 X   X X    1 [57]
15 X     X X 1 [30]
16 X    X X   1 [40]
17 X   X   X X 1 [67]
18 X X X   X   1 [66]
19    X   X X 1 [92]
20     X    1 [90]
21    X     1 [91]