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Table 5 Comparison of the consistency of the Well oral anti-HCV test conducted by researchers versus participants

From: Evaluation of a new point-of-care oral anti-HCV test for screening of hepatitis C virus infection

Well oral anti-HCV assay, self-testingWell anti-HCV assay, researcher administered (n = 199) 
Center 1 (n = 65)Center 2 (n = 66)Center 3 (n = 68)Centers 1–3 (n = 199)Total
PositiveNegativePositiveNegativePositiveNegativePositiveNegative 
Positive, n24128023175277
Negative, n0400380440122122
Total24412838234575124199
Consistencyd (%) (95% CI)98.46(91.00,100.00)100.00(93.41,100.00)98.53(91.37,100.00)98.99(96.17,99.96)
Kappa valued0.9671.0000.9670.979
  1. Note: dConsistency and Kappa value were calculated according to the results of the Well oral anti-HCV test conducted by researchers. Consistency means the overall coincidence rate between the Well oral anti-HCV test conducted by researchers and conducted by participants. n Number, 95%CI x95% confidence interval