Table 3

Characteristics with 95 per cent confidence intervals of performance of different Pain DETECT cut-off scores
Characteristics PainDETECTscreening
Cut-off score
12 17 19
Sensitivity 0.94 (0.84 to 0.99) 0.79 (0.43 to 0.89) 0.58 (0.44 to 0.72)
Specificity 0.29 (0.20 to 0.38) 0.53 (0.43 to 0.63) 0.67 (0.57 to 0.76)
Predictive value of positive test 0.40 (0.31 to 0.49) 0.46 (0.36 to 0.57) 0.47 (0.35 to 0.60
Likelihood ratio (positive) 1.32 (1.14 to 1.53) 1.70 (1.33 to 2.17) 1.75 (1.23 to 2.50)
Youden's index 0.23 (0.13 to 0.33) 0.33 (0.17 to 0.47) 0.25 (0.08 to 0.41)

Gauffin et al.

Gauffin et al. BMC Neurology 2013 13:21   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-13-21

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