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Table 3 Sensitivity, specificity, PPV and NPV of POPSSI for detecting POP

From: Validation of the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Simple Screening Inventory (POPSSI) in a population of Ethiopian women

POPSSI anterior compartment prolapse posterior compartment prolapse Apical prolapse
Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%) Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%) Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%)
SUI 16.8 82.1 44.7 53.3 28.3 85.5 34.2 81.6 16.1 81.7 63.1 59.4
Urinary Urgency 39.6 65.8 50 55.7 37 63.4 21.2 78.9 46 69.5 50 65.9
Pain during defecation 7.9 95.7 61.5 54.6 15.2 96.5 53.8 80.9 5.7 93.5 38.4 60
Feeling or seeing bulge 93.1 83.8 83.1 93.3 93.5 59.3 38 97.1 94.3 76.3 72.5 95.2