Table 1: Correlation between HybriMax and HC-II in detecting HPV DNA.

GroupsCasesPositive rate % (n)Kappa index
HC-IIHybriMax

Normal7924.0 (19)31.6 (25)0.75
Chronic cervicities11076.3 (84)81.8 (90)0.781
CIN I8282.9 (68)80.4 (66)0.755
CIN II4887.5 (42)87.5 (42)0.619
CINI III5691.1 (51)96.4 (54)0.548
SCC18100 (18)100 (18)
Condyloma acuminata200.5 (10)0.4 (8)0.8

Total41370.7 (292)73.4 (303)0.814

If Kappa index ≥ 0.75, the accordance rates were regarded as excellent; if 0.4 ≤ Kappa index ≤ 0.75, the accordance rates were regarded as good. Abbreviations: CIN I: cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade I; CIN II: cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade II; CINI III: cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade III; SCC: squamous cell carcinoma.