TABLE 1.

hrHPV test results for corresponding cervicovaginal self-obtained samples and endocervical brush samplesa

Group and self-sampling method resultNo. of endocervical brush samples with result that was:Total no. of samples per group with indicated condition
PositiveNegativeNA
Women with:
    CIN1 or no CIN
        Positive255131
        Negative420226
        NA22
            Total2925559
    ≥CIN2
        Positive33b134
        Negative213
            Total35237
Overall
    Positive535159
    Negative726235
    NA22
        Total6031596
  • a ≥CIN2 signifies CIN2, CIN3, or cervical cancer. NA, not assessable.

  • b For the three women with invasive carcinomas, both the self-obtained sample and the endocervical brush sample were hrHPV positive.