Table 4.

Patient–provider agreement on symptoms and their severitya

SymptomAgreement 1bAgreement 2cAgreement 3dSeverity Agreement
Feeling anxious−0.05−0.09−0.140.01
Dry skin−0.01−0.01−0.020.11
Chest pain0.00−0.04−0.040.00
Decreased interest in sex0.010.050.160.50
Difficulty becoming sexually aroused0.030.220.420.23
Constipation0.040.160.180.09
Muscle cramps0.040.000.040.18
Bone or joint pain0.040.060.090.25
Muscle soreness0.040.000.030.00
Difficulty concentrating0.05−0.09−0.070.00
Trouble staying asleep0.050.030.080.13
Feeling irritable0.050.060.100.00
Feeling sad0.050.070.13−0.17
Feeling nervous0.060.220.23−0.11
Dry mouth0.070.130.200.56
Worrying0.070.100.170.04
Trouble falling asleep0.080.150.22−0.09
Diarrhea0.090.190.220.09
Cough0.090.150.200.16
Numbness or tingling in feet0.110.340.380.31
Restless legs or difficulty keeping legs still0.120.150.26−0.07
Headache0.130.310.39−0.15
Vomiting0.140.210.260.23
Itching0.150.260.360.18
Lightheadedness or dizziness0.190.290.340.08
Feeling tired or lack of energy0.200.150.360.20
Decreased appetite0.240.340.340.12
Nausea0.270.450.420.17
Swelling in legs0.340.380.390.25
Shortness of breath0.420.470.460.28
  • a Levels of agreement are reported as κ scores.

  • b “Don't know” responses considered disagreement.

  • c “Don't know” responses considered a “no” response.

  • d “Don't know” responses excluded.