Table 5 : Correlation between thin cytology test and
HPV DNA test, thin cytology test and Age, thin
cytology test and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia,
HPV DNA test and Age, CIN and HPV, CIN and
Age, speculum examination and CIN.


Correlation Coefficient(r) P- value

TCT and HPV 0.426 0.0001***
TCT and Age 0.420 0.0001***
TCT and CIN 0.420 0.0001***
HPV and Age 0.307 0.0001***
CIN and HPV 0.491 0.0001***
CIN and Age 0.468 0.0001***
Speculum exam & CIN 0.209 0.008*

P value <0.05=clinically significant*, <0.005=very
highly significant**, <0.0005=very very highly
significant***

Shrestha et al.Gynecology  2013 1:7DOI : 10.7243/2052-6210-1-7