Table 2

Variance components and the resulting intraclass correlation (ICC) for the PIVC-miniQ; estimate (95% CI)

Variance componentNepalese ratersNorwegian ratersTotal
PIVC1.507 (1.150 to 1.974)1.379 (1.075 to 1.768)1.052 (0.849 to 1.305)
Rater0.154 (0.043 to 0.551)0.290 (0.003 to 0.261)0.137 (0.041 to 0.457)
Residual0.444 (0.237 to 0.832)0.734 (0.41 to 0.997)1.000 (0.870 to 1.149)
ICC (rater)0.7160.6440.481
  • PIVC, peripheral intravenous catheter; PIVC-miniQ, PIVC-mini Questionnaire.