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Table 2 Level of agreement between patients and physicians; HIV Outpatient Study (HOPS) score

From: Lipodystrophy among HIV-infected patients: a cross-sectional study on impact on quality of life and mental health disorders

  Patients observation Physicians observation Agreements (%) Kappa p-value Interpretation
N (%) N (%)
N = 167 N = 144
Atrophy 106 (63.5) 71 (49.3) 80.3 0.61 0.001* Substantial
Hypertrophy 106 (62.7) 79 (54.9) 79.1 0.57 0.001* Substantial
  1. Atrophy/hypertrophy observed by patients/physicians: according to HOPS score by Lichtenchtein et al.
  2. * Significant p-value <0.05.