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Table 5 Cross tabulation of scores determined by the gold standard and categorization by radiation oncologists

From: Reliability of the Spinal Instability Neoplastic Score (SINS) among radiation oncologists: an assessment of instability secondary to spinal metastases

  Gold standard Total
Three-point Scale SINS by Radiation Oncologists Stable Potentially unstable Unstable
Stable 170 18 0 188
Potentially Unstable 28 409 56 493
Unstable 0 134 175 309
Total 198 561 231 990
  1. Gold Standard: score occurred most frequently among spine surgeons. Radiation oncologist first assessment (N = 30).