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Table 1 Data presenting the results of FNAC test compared to histology and follow-up gold standards

From: Statistical methods for evaluating the fine needle aspiration cytology procedure in breast cancer diagnosis

Gold standard Histology Follow-up Lost to follow-up Total
FNAC* D+ D D+ D   
Positive 803 1 12 0 26 842
Suspect 120 31 0 1 2 154
Negative 24 115 1 471 160 771
Insufficient 18 26 0 6 3 53
Total 965 173 13 478 191 1820
  1. *FNAC fine needle aspiration cytology