TABLE 3

Agreement in hrHPV positivity (14 hrHPV genotypes) in self-sampled dry Evalyn Brush samples compared to physician-obtained samples with GP5+/6+-LQ in relation to the diagnoses

DiagnosisnhrHPV positivitya detected by GP5+/6+ in:κ value (95% CI)P value
Dry Brush and physician-obtained samplesPhysician-obtained samples onlyDry Brush samples onlyNeither of the two systems
Negativeb701344490.689 (0.490–0.889)1.273
BMDc281213120.716 (0.460–0.971)0.625
CIN 1942030.571 (0.098–1.000)0.500
CIN 21391120.567 (0.032–1.000)1.500
CIN 314102020.588 (0.107–1.000)0.500
Total13448108680.725 (0.607–0.843)0.815
  • a Values indicate the number of samples.

  • b Two of these results were not obtained at the same time as the sample for HPV analysis was obtained.

  • c Three of these results were not obtained at the same moment as the sample for HPV analysis was obtained; one of these samples was a vagina top smear. BMD, borderline or mild dyskaryosis.