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Table 1 Distribution (%) of selected cytological diagnoses in different labs in Norway in 2015

From: Accuracy of cervical cytology: comparison of diagnoses of 100 Pap smears read by four pathologists at three hospitals in Norway

Lab Normal ASC-US LSIL ASC-H HSIL
OUS 86.9 5.0 0.9 1.0 1.1
Lab for pat/Furst 92.62 3.03 0.7 0.5 0.63
HUS1 83.6 5.0 2.4 0.8 1.42
St.Olav1 84.0 8.02 1.1 1.82 1.1
Molde 86.6 2.9 1.0 0.4 1.1
Gyn lab/unilabs 89.9 4.9 0.8 0.7 0.63
Østfold 87.0 4.6 0.9 0.9 0.8
UNN 79.23 4.8 4.62 1.42 1.1
Telemark 88.7 3.2 2.3 0.3 1.0
Innlandet,Lillehammer 93.02 3.4 0.9 0.6 0.6
Vestre Viken 91.1 3.6 1.8 0.6 0.9
Ålesund 91.42 5.1 1.4 0.5 0.63
Nordland 86.4 3.6 1.9 1.1 0.8
SUS1 84.6 4.9 2.5 0.6 1.32
Sørlandet 89.1 3.0 1.1 0.7 0.8
AHUS 93.42 2.5 1.5 0.8 1.0
Vestfold 83.0 8.52 2.1 2.02 0.9
Total 88.1 4.3 1.6 0.9 0.9
  1. Adapted from the Norwegian Cancer Screening Programme – annual report 2015 [5]
  2. 1Laboratories included in HPV primary screening pilot where women 34 years and older are randomized to Pap smear every three years or HPV test every five years
  3. 2Significantly higher than the average for Norway (p<0.05)
  4. 3Significantly lower than the average for Norway (p<0.05)