TABLE 4

IRR Testing Results

MeasureNκ95% CI
Was tympanic membrane mobility assessed with pneumatic otoscopy or tympanometry?1160.610.47 to 0.74
How long has the child had OME?1150.440.27 to 0.62
Is the child at risk for speech or language or learning problems?1150.510.37 to 0.65
If OME for >3 mo OR language delay or learning problems, has a hearing evaluation been performed?450.330.08 to 0.58
Was the patient prescribed or recommended antihistamines or decongestants?1140.690.47 to 0.90
Is there documentation of reason(s) for prescribing/recommending antihistamines or decongestants?9
Was the patient prescribed systemic antimicrobial agents (antibiotics)?1150.700.57 to 0.83
Is there documentation of medical reason(s) for prescribing systemic antimicrobial agents (antibiotics)?38−0.10−0.23 to 0.03
Was the patient prescribed systemic or nasal steroids?1150.810.61 to 1.00
Is there documentation of medical reason(s) for prescribing systemic steroids?70.720.23 to 1.00
  • CI indicates confidence interval.