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Table 7 Associations between patient characteristics and the accuracy of colposcopy in detecting HSIL+ with increasing number of lesion-directed biopsies (n = 1130)

From: Assessing colposcopic accuracy for high‐grade squamous intraepithelial lesion detection: a retrospective, cohort study

Variables Discordant Concordant P
All (n = 1130)    0.0265
Number of biospies    
1 47.13% (n = 41) 52.87% (n = 46)  
2 20.56% (n = 59) 79.44% (n = 228)  
≥ 3 25.00% (n = 63) 75.00% (n = 189)  
Cytology ≤ NILM (n = 484)    0.0362
Number of biospies    
1 10.26% (n = 4) 89.74% (n = 35)  
2 17.41% (n = 43) 82.59% (n = 204)  
 ≥ 3 20.20% (n = 40) 79.80% (n = 158)  
Cytology ≥ ASC-US (n = 101)    0.4779
Number of biospies    
1 14.29% (n = 1) 85.71% (n = 6)  
2 40.00% (n = 16) 60.00% (n = 24)  
≥ 3 42.59% (n = 23) 57.41% (n = 31)  
HPV-/Other HR-HPV + (n = 190)    0.0038
Number of biospies    
1 7.69% (n = 1) 92.31% (n = 12)  
2 17.65% (n = 15) 82.35% (n = 70)  
 ≥ 3 35.87% (n = 33) 64.13% (n = 59)  
HPV 16/18 (n = 395)    0.4263
Number of biospies    
1 12.12% (n = 4) 87.88% (n = 29)  
2 21.78% (n = 44) 78.22% (n = 158)  
≥ 3 18.75% (n = 30) 81.25% (n = 130)