Table 5

Summary underestimation rate of unsatisfactory samples using meta-analysis

n

a

b

pooled under-estimation rate

95%CI

X2

P-value


unsatisfactory Samples

11

140

545

25.7%

0.221-0.296

159.85

p < 0.001


n = number of studies; a = number of breast cancer or Low grade cancers; b = total number of unsatisfactory Samples;

Yu et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:41   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-41

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