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Table 1 Reliability of Building Blocks adverse event (AE) classification system

From: Monitoring adverse social and medical events in public health trials: assessing predictors and interpretation against a proposed model of adverse event reporting

Form classificationAgreement (Cohen’s Kappa [13])
SAE Physical0.923
SAE Mental135/137 = 99%a
AE Physical0.950
AE Mental0.717
Social AE0.936
Other event136/137 = 99%a
  1. acell counts were too low to calculate a Kappa. SAE serious adverse event