Table 1

Unsatisfactory cervical cytology smear rates in populations using the SurePath platform

Lead authorYearTotal number of cervical cytology smearsNumber of unsatisfactory smearsPercentage of unsatisfactory smearsLocation of study
Colgan et al82004352 6809150.3Canada
Zhao et al9201197220.2China
Kirscher et al10200684 4142920.3Denmark
Beerman et al11200835 315460.1the Netherlands
Sykes et al122008451122.7New Zealand
Sykes et al122008457122.6New Zealand
Kitchener et al13201122 1453541.6UK
Narine and Young14200753 9822080.4UK
Narine and Young14Unpublished27 7383271.2UK
Alsharif et al152009232 0223600.2USA
Stark162007137 7033020.2USA
Nance17200792 8751580.2USA
Fremont-Smith et al18200458 5801300.2USA
Sass1920038771140.2USA
Wilbur et al20200912 313270.2USA
Total1 120 41831590.3