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
Age group (yrs)
 <High school3396.333.386.766.784.80.37
 ≥High school41995.046.791.460.988.10.46
Employment status
 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.