Table 3.

Random-effects summary estimates of sensitivity and specificity, stratified by dominant race/ethnicity, among studies that examined more than one racial/ethnic group

AuthorSensitivity
Specificity
White
Black
Hispanic
White
Black
Hispanic
Se (95% CI)Se (95% CI)Se (95% CI)Sp (95% CI)Sp (95% CI)Sp (95% CI)
Mammogram
Hiatt (1995)0.92 (0.86-0.95)0.81 (0.74-0.86)0.50 (0.41-0.58)0.63 (0.57-0.69)
Tumiel-Berhalter (2004)0.96 (0.78-0.99)0.98 (0.85-1.00)0.97 (0.84-1.00)0.23 (0.10-0.44)0.26 (0.13-0.45)0.16 (0.07-0.32)
CBE
Hiatt (1995)0.92 (0.88-0.95)0.87 (0.82-0.91)0.24 (0.16-0.33)0.34 (0.27-0.42)
Pap smear
Hiatt (1995)0.90 (0.84-0.94)0.85 (0.80-0.89)0.37 (0.29-0.46)0.39 (0.33-0.47)
Tumiel-Berhalter (2004)0.98 (0.88-1.00)0.96 (0.89-0.98)0.98 (0.91-0.99)0.14 (0.02-0.58)0.17 (0.02-0.63)0.25 (0.06-0.62)
PSA test
Hall (2004)0.70 (0.65-0.74)0.75 (0.68-0.80)0.77 (0.73-0.81)0.68 (0.60-0.75)
DRE exam
Hall (2004), men0.83 (0.80-0.87)0.85 (0.79-0.89)0.57 (0.52-0.62)0.48 (0.40-0.56)
Hiatt (1995), men0.69 (0.55-0.81)0.63 (0.51-0.72)0.66 (0.58-0.74)0.72 (0.66-0.76)
Hiatt (1995), women0.66 (0.58-0.73)0.48 (0.41-0.55)0.69 (0.61-0.77)0.66 (0.59-0.73)
FOBT
Hall (2004), men0.78 (0.67-0.85)0.83 (0.69-0.92)0.86 (0.83-0.88)0.86 (0.82-0.89)
Hiatt (1995), men0.63 (0.48-0.77)0.62 (0.51-0.72)0.76 (0.69-0.82)0.81 (0.76-0.85)
Hiatt (1995), women0.68 (0.56-0.77)0.53 (0.42-0.64)0.83 (0.77-0.87)0.82 (0.78-0.86)
Colonoscopy
Hall (2004), men0.74 (0.64-0.82)0.61 (0.42-0.77)0.93 (0.91-0.94)0.90 (0.87-0.93)
Sigmoidoscopy
Hall (2004), men0.84 (0.79-0.88)0.83 (0.74-0.98)0.77 (0.74-0.80)0.80 (0.74-0.84)
Hiatt (1995), men0.50 (0.20-0.80)0.40 (0.10-0.80)0.94 (0.89-0.96)0.92 (0.88-0.94)
Hiatt (1995), women0.33 (0.11-0.67)0.75 (0.24-0.97)0.94 (0.90-0.96)0.96 (0.93-0.97)