Table 1

 Inter- and intrarater variance of the scores with 95% confidence intervals (CI), intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC), and smallest detectable differences (SDDs)

Interrater variance95% CIIntrarater variance95% CIVariance between patientsICCSDD
CS, cervical spine; TS, thoracic spine; LS, lumbar spine.
ASspiMRI-a (Gd-DTPA)
CS1.471.09 to 2.111.070.79 to 1.534.850.7761.9
TS8.966.61 to 12.834.203.10 to 6.0158.670.8823.7
LS1.841.35 to 2.650.830.61 to 1.2015.160.9051.7
Spine (all 3 Segments) 13.16 9.63 to 19.05 6.71 4.91 to 9.71 120.68 0.914 4.7
ASspiMRI-a (STIR)
CS1.621.19 to 2.311.080.80 to 1.545.880.7951.9
TS8.566.31 to 12.305.143.78 to 7.3862.340.8754.1
LS2.621.93 to 3.781.320.97 to 1.894.930.6512.1
Spine (all 3 Segments) 19.04 13.97 to 27.49 9.41 6.90 to 13.58 109.29 0.858 5.6