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Table 1 Cohen’s Kappa for twelve sets of ratings of men’s and women’s Halloween costumes on eight coded body areas

From: Women’s revealing Halloween costumes: other-objectification and sexualization

  Cohen’s Kappa (percentage of agreement over and above chance) Interpretation of Kappa (Viera & Garrett 2005) Approximate significancea
Upper upper torso
Sheer .328 (32.8 %) Fair agreement .000
Uncovered .815 (81.5 %) Almost perfect agreement .000
Tight .794 (79.4 %) Substantial agreement .000
Lower upper torso
Sheer .398 (39.8 %) Fair agreement .000
Uncovered .698 (69.8 %) Substantial agreement .000
Tight .646 (64.6 %) Substantial agreement .000
Lower torso
Sheer .196 (19.6 %) Slight agreement .000
Uncovered .672 (67.2 %) Substantial agreement .000
Tight .646 (64.6 %) Substantial agreement .000
Legs
Sheer .824 (82.4 %) Almost perfect agreement .000
Uncovered .916 (91.6 %) Almost perfect agreement .000
Tight .793 (79.3 %) Substantial agreement .000
  1. aA significant Kappa value means that Kappa is significantly different from 0