Table 5.

Applying sensitivity and specificity estimates from the present meta-analysis to results from the 1998 and 2000 NHIS

Time frame (y)AgesObserved prevalenceSeSpAdjusted prevalence
Mammogram240+700.950.6156
Pap smear325+820.930.4874
PSA test150+410.710.7332
FOBT (women)250+260.820.78<10
FOBT (men)250+290.820.7811
Endoscopy (women)350+100.790.90<10
Endoscopy (men)350+190.790.9013
  • NOTE: Mammogram, Pap smear, and PSA prevalence estimates are from the 2000 NHIS; FOBT and endoscopy prevalence estimates are from the 1998 NHIS.