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Table 3 The technical error of measurement (TEM), relative technical error of measurement (rTEM) and the coefficient of reliability (R) (n = 25)

From: Sex estimation based on the anthropometric measurements of thyroid cartilage using discriminant analysis

Variable Intra-observer error Inter-observer error
TEM rTEM R TEM rTEM R
AA OUTER 0.033 0.831 0.998 0.057 1.436 0.993
AA INNER 0.025 0.698 0.999 0.046 1.284 0.995
ВВ OUTER 0.032 0.771 0.997 0.059 1.422 0.991
BB INNER 0.029 0.762 0.998 0.05 1.314 0.994
СС OUTER 0.029 0.821 0.997 0.049 1.387 0.99
CC INNER 0.024 0.802 0.998 0.039 1.304 0.994
DD OUTER 0.027 0.831 0.998 0.045 1.385 0.993
DD INNER 0.025 0.874 0.998 0.037 1.293 0.995
AD DEX 0.032 0.807 0.997 0.058 1.463 0.99
AD SIN 0.031 0.785 0.997 0.06 1.52 0.988
AB DEX 0.011 0.751 0.998 0.023 1.569 0.992
AB SIN 0.013 0.902 0.998 0.023 1.595 0.994
CD DEX 0.005 0.741 0.999 0.007 1.037 0.999
CD SIN 0.004 0.637 0.999 0.009 1.434 0.997
BE DEX 0.028 0.784 0.998 0.046 1.288 0.994
BE SIN 0.028 0.787 0.998 0.048 1.349 0.993
CF DEX 0.025 0.839 0.994 0.041 1.376 0.985
CF SIN 0.025 0.838 0.995 0.042 1.407 0.986
EF 0.015 0.947 0.998 0.022 1.389 0.996
Angle (α) 0.628 0.724 0.996 1.167 1.345 0.985
GH DEX 0.023 0.961 0.997 0.036 1.504 0.993
GH SIN 0.022 0.879 0.997 0.034 1.359 0.993
KL 0.029 0.894 0.998 0.042 1.295 0.995
MN 0.028 0.846 0.998 0.049 1.481 0.993
DEX thickness 0.006 2.365 0.986 0.007 2.759 0.981
SIN thickness 0.006 2.277 0.988 0.007 2.656 0.984
FP 0.019 0.819 0.998 0.031 1.337 0.994
Q 0.005 1.705 0.993 0.006 2.046 0.99
R 0.006 2.029 0.989 0.007 2.368 0.984
S 0.006 2.099 0.99 0.007 2.449 0.986
T 0.006 2.106 0.991 0.007 2.457 0.988