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Table 6.

Applying race/ethnicity–specific sensitivity and specificity estimates from the present meta-analysis to results from the 2000 NHIS

Observed
Self-report accuracy
Adjusted
PrevalenceDisparitySeSpPrevalenceDisparity
Pap smear in the past 3 y (ages 25+)       
White 83 Reference 0.95 0.48 73 Reference 
    Black 84 −1 0.95 0.31 58 15 
Hispanic 77 0.93 0.39 51 22 
Mammogram in the past 2 y (ages 40+)       
White 72 Reference 0.97 0.62 58 Reference 
Black 68 0.97 0.49 37 21 
Hispanic 61 11 0.83 0.48 28 30 
Observed
Self-report accuracy
Adjusted
PrevalenceDisparitySeSpPrevalenceDisparity
Pap smear in the past 3 y (ages 25+)       
White 83 Reference 0.95 0.48 73 Reference 
    Black 84 −1 0.95 0.31 58 15 
Hispanic 77 0.93 0.39 51 22 
Mammogram in the past 2 y (ages 40+)       
White 72 Reference 0.97 0.62 58 Reference 
Black 68 0.97 0.49 37 21 
Hispanic 61 11 0.83 0.48 28 30 
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