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Table 4 Agreement between cytopathological diagnosis abnormal or not and presence or absence of RT in the cells of the smear

From: Pelvic radiotherapy for cervical cancer affects importantly the reproducibility of cytological alterations evaluation

   1st re-evaluation   
PAP(−)
RT1(−)
PAP(+)
RT1(−)
PAP(−)
RT1(+)
PAP(+)
RT1(+)
Total Kappa
(95%CI)
Original PAP(−) RT(−) 14 9 2 0 25 0.098 (0.001;0.22)
PAP(+) RT(−) 9 11 2 3 25
PAP(−) RT(+) 17 1 3 0 21
PAP(+) RT(+) 6 1 14 3 24
Total 46 22 21 6 95
2nd re-evaluation PAP(−) RT(−) 12 3 2 1 18 0.281 (0.14;0.41)
PAP(+) RT(−) 11 17 2 2 32
PAP(−) RT(+) 21 1 13 1 36
PAP(+) RT(+) 2 1 3 2 8
Total 46 22 20 6 94
  1. PAP(−) Normal Pap test, PAP(+) Abnormal Pap test, RT(−) No radiotherapy, RT(+) Radiotherapy, 1 Identification of post radiotherapy effects in cells
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