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Table 3 Results from comparison of ICD10 code VCM icons and MeSH descriptor VCM icons

From: Evaluating alignment quality between iconic language and reference terminologies using similarity metrics

MeSH to VCM relationship Total (n = 1,606) Manual (n = 528) Automatic (n = 1,078) p
  Mean/% [CI95%] Mean/% [CI95%] Mean/% [CI95%]  
Concordance 65% [62.6-67.3] 74.2% [70.5-78.0] 60.5% [57.5-63.4] * < 10-4
DSCCrude 0.90 [0.89-0.90] 0.93 [0.91-0.94] 0.88 [0.87-0.89] $ < 10-4
DSCSemantic 0.93 [0.93-0.94] 0.96 [0.95-0.96] 0.92 [0.92-0.93] $ < 10-4
  1. *: Fisher test. $: Wilcoxon test.