Table 4.

Interobserver reproducibility of HPV results tested locally at the recruiting centers and retested at the ReH, by region.

HPV retesting result ReH
PositiveNegative
Number of samplesnnAgreement (95% CI)Kappa (95% CI)
DES
 Local HPV testing result at PHC
  Positive20937177.5 (71.4–82.6)0.48 (0.37–0.60)
  Negative46125
 Local HPV testing result at DiH
  Positive20039283.0 (77.2–87.6)0.59 (0.47–0.71)
  Negative32127
Kilimanjaro
 Local HPV testing result at PHC
  Positive143171679.7 (72.4–85.5)0.41 (0.23–0.59)
  Negative1397
 Local HPV testing result at DiH
  Positive16431793.9 (89.1–96.7)0.82 (0.72–0.93)
  Negative3123
  • Note: HPV by careHPV test.