, Volume 75, Issue 2, pp 328–330 | Cite as

A Kraemer-type Rescaling that Transforms the Odds Ratio into the Weighted Kappa Coefficient

  • Matthijs J. WarrensEmail author


This paper presents a simple rescaling of the odds ratio that transforms the association measure into the weighted kappa statistic for a 2×2 table.


Cohen’s kappa 2×2 association measure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Psychology, Unit Methodology and StatisticsLeiden UniversityRB LeidenThe Netherlands

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