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Table 3 Diagnostic accuracy of fine needle aspiration cytology according to Bethesda system of Reporting thyroid cytopathology

From: Diagnostic accuracy of Bethesda system for reporting thyroid cytopathology: an institutional perspective

True negative 40
False negative 5
False positive 7
True positive 9
Sensitivity 66.3%
Specificity 85.1%
Positive predictive value 56.3%
Negative predictive value 88.9%
Accuracy 80.3%