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Table 2 Screening characteristics of each question of the pelvic organ prolapse screening inventory (POPSSI) in the 2nd phase of the study (n = 945)

From: Screening of the pelvic organ prolapse without a physical examination; (a community based study)

  Sensitivity (%) Specificity
(%)
Positive predictive value (%) Negative predictive value (%) False negative (%) False positive (%)
Urinary incontinence following laughing, sneezing or coughing 40.7 88 71.4 66.7 59.2 12
Urinary urgency 21.3 88.4 57.6 60.2 78.6 11.6
Feeling pain during defecation 3.9 97.1 50 57.7 96.1 2.8
Feeling or seeing bulge in vagina. 9.8 99 88.3 59.7 90.2 0.9
*POPSSI 45.5 87.4 72.7 68 54 12.5
  1. *all of these four questions