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Table 1 Concordance and agreement for HPV detection (any type) between self-samples and GP-collected samples

From: Good concordance of HPV detection between cervico-vaginal self-samples and general practitioner-collected samples using the Cobas 4800 HPV DNA test

  GP-collected samples κb (95% CI) Agreement (%) (95% CI) Sensitivity (%) (95% CI) Specificity (%) (95% CI)
HPV any positivea HPV negative Total
n % n % n %
Self-samples
 HPV any positivea 38 17.8 14 6.6 52 24.4 0.70 (0.58–0.81) 89.2 (84.2–93.0) 80.9 (66.7–90.9) 91.6 (86.3–95.3)
 HPV negative 9 4.2 152 71.4 161 75.6     
 Total 47 22.1 166 77.9 213 100.0     
  1. aHPV any positive: HPV16 and/or HPV18 and/or HPV31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66, and 68. % = Row percentage
  2. bCohen’s Kappa. “Poor” (κ ≤ 0.20), “Fair” (0.21 ≤ κ ≤ 0.40), “Moderate” (0.41 ≤ κ ≤ 0.60), “Good” (0.61 ≤ κ ≤ 0.80), or “Very good” (κ ≥ 0.81) (18)