Table 3

Agreement between acute respiratory infection type and parent ranking of categorised outcomes (n=110)

Type of acute respiratory infectionSpearman correlation coefficient*
Bronchiolitis0.94
Croup0.75
Strep throat/Tonsillitis0.66
Sinusitis0.87
Wheezing0.76
Influenza0.66
Pneumonia0.85
Asthma0.67
Other0.50
  • *0–0.2: poor/slight agreement; 0.2–0.4: fair agreement; 0.4–0.6: moderate agreement; 0.6–0.8: substantial agreement; 0.8–1: near-perfect agreement.