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Table 4 Rates of correct classification by non-invasive means (%, bold characters) as a function of fibrosis classification in populations #3 and #4.

From: Comparison of accuracy of fibrosis degree classifications by liver biopsy and non-invasive tests in chronic hepatitis C

  Population #3 Population #4
  Significant
fibrosis (FM ≥ 2)
Fibrosis class
classification
p a Significant
fibrosis (FM ≥ 2)
Fibrosis class
classification
pa
Fibrotest (FT) 71.3 42.5 < 10-3 75.2 33.5 < 10-3
FibroMeter2G (FM2G) 75.2 68.7 0.001 77.7 68.2 < 10-3
FibroMeter3G (FM3G) 74.0 77.1 0.255 76.8 83.4 0.011
Fibroscan (FS) 73.7 64.9 < 10-3 75.2 50.7 (52.8) b < 10-3 (< 10-3)
Comparison a: p p - p p -
   All 0.644 < 10-3 - < 10-3 < 10-3 -
   FT vs. FM2G 0.101 < 10-3 - 0.314 < 10-3 -
   FT vs. FM3G 0.064 < 10-3 - 0.504 < 10-3 -
   FT vs. FS 0.344 < 10-3 - 1 < 10-3 (< 10-3) -
   FM2G vs. FM3G 1 < 10-3 - 0.549 < 10-3 -
   FM2G vs. FS 0.549 0.121 - 0.497 < 10-3 (< 10-3) -
   FM3G vs. FS 1 < 10-3 - 0.699 < 10-3 -
  1. a By McNemar test (pair) or Friedman test (all)
  2. b Classification into 6 [6] or 3 [7] classes in parentheses