A test to detect an infection gives a positive result 98% of the time if a person is infected. It is 97% accurate for people who are not infected.

If 98% of infected people are correctly found to be positive for an infection, then 2% of the results will be false negatives.

If 97% of people who are not infect are correctly found to be negative for an infection, then 3% of the results will be false positives.

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