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Table 1 Mean and standard deviation of vaginal pressure values and within-session intra-rater reliability analysis for vaginal pressure values for examiners 1 and 2 (N = 20)

From: Reliability and validity of pelvic floor muscle strength assessment using the MizCure perineometer

  Supine position Standing position
Mean ± SD ICC (1, 1) (95% CI) Mean ± SD ICC (1, 1) (95% CI)
Examiner 1
 Test 1
  Peritron (cmH2O) 37.5 ± 14.6 0.96 (0.93–0.98) 36.7 ± 10.3 0.95 (0.90–0.97)
  MizCure (mmHg) 25.1 ± 8.1 0.92 (0.85–0.96) 25.0 ± 9.0 0.92 (0.84–0.96)
 Test 2
  MizCure (mmHg) 25.1 ± 8.1 0.91 (0.82–0.96) 25.0 ± 9.0 0.93 (0.87–0.97)
Examiner 2
 Test 1
  Peritron (cmH2O) 36.4 ± 14.8 0.94 (0.89–0.97) 37.7 ± 10.5 0.94 (0.89–0.97)
  MizCure (mmHg) 26.5 ± 8.3 0.90 (0.80–0.95) 24.6 ± 10.7 0.95 (0.91–0.98)
 Test 2
  MizCure (mmHg) 25.5 ± 8.4 0.90 (0.82–0.95) 27.2 ± 10.6 0.93 (0.87–0.97)
  1. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation (SD)
  2. Test 2 was performed 2–6 weeks after Test 1
  3. ICC intraclass correlation coefficient, CI confidence interval