Table 2

Comparison of self-reporta of having had a clinical breast exam within the previous 2 years with information obtained from medical records among a sample of women enrolled in KPC

NSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)PPV (%)NPV (%)Overall agreement (%)κ
Total453b95.145.591.161.287.90.45
Age group (yrs)
 40–4915096.753.690.179.088.70.57
 50–6415497.031.691.060.089.00.36
 65–7414991.547.492.345.085.90.38
Race
 White41595.545.991.163.688.20.47
 Nonwhite3890.940.090.940.084.20.31
Origin
 Hispanic3693.333.387.550.083.30.31
 Non-Hispanic41595.246.791.462.288.20.47
Education
 <High school3396.333.386.766.784.80.37
 ≥High school41995.046.791.460.988.10.46
Employment status
 Employed25097.752.892.579.291.20.59
 Retired12691.920.089.525.083.30.13
 Unemployed for other reasons7791.953.389.161.584.40.48
Marital status
 Spouse present31395.950.091.468.688.80.52
 No spouse13893.333.390.342.985.50.29
  • a Using an abbreviated version of the 1993 BRFSS.

  • b From the original sample of 480 women, a total of 27 were excluded from this table because it was impossible to determine from their self-report (16) or their medical record (11) whether or not they had a CBE at KPC within the past 2 years.