A comparison of two visual inspection methods for cervical cancer screening among HIV-infected women in Kenya
Megan J Huchko, Jennifer Sneden, Hannah H Leslie, Naila Abdulrahim, May Maloba, Elizabeth Bukusi & Craig R Cohen
Volume 92, Number 3, March 2014, 195-203
Table 2. Comparative performance of two different cervical cancer screening strategies in HIV-infected women, Kisumu, Kenya, October 2007 to October 2010
|Screening positivity rate, %||26.4||21.7||0.003|
|Follow-up colposcopy rate, %||96.6||96.3||0.743|
|Prevalence of CIN 2+ detected in a single screening round, %||8.9||7.8||0.271|
|PPV for CIN 2+ in a single screening round, %||35.2||38.2||0.409|
CIN 2+, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2 (moderate dysplasia) or worse; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; PPV: positive predictive value.
a Cervical visual inspection with acetic acid.
b VIA, followed by visual inspection with Lugol’s iodine if VIA was positive for CIN 2+.