Table 4

ROC analyses of DASS21 to predict depression and/or anxiety* in Vietnamese women
Cut-off Se (%) Sp (%) AURC (%)
DASS21-D predicts
Depression >= 10 80.8 77.4 80.4
Anxiety >= 8 70.8 69.0 76.1
CMD >= 8 74.4 74.2 78.8
DASS21-A predicts
Depression >= 10 80.8 67.7 75.7
Anxiety >= 10 79.2 67.0 80.6
CMD >= 10 76.7 71.4 78.7
DASS21-S predicts
Depression >= 14 69.2 65.1 72.6
Anxiety >= 14 79.2 66.0 80.6
CMD >= 14 72.1 69.1 77.3
Combination of DASS21-D and DASS21-A predicts
Depression >= 20 80.7 71.3 80.2
Anxiety >= 20 83.3 71.1 81.5
CMD >= 20 79.1 75.8 81.7
Combination of DASS21-D and DASS21-S predicts
Depression >= 22 76.9 71.3 79.6
Anxiety >= 22 87.5 72.1 82.2
CMD >= 22 79.1 76.4 81.8
Combination of DASS21-A and DASS21-S predicts
Depression >= 24 69.2 69.2 75.7
Anxiety >= 24 83.3 70.5 82.7
CMD >= 24 74.4 74.2 79.0
Combination of three sub-scales predicts
Depression >= 36 80.8 75.4 79.2
Anxiety >= 34 83.3 72.1 83.1
CMD >= 34 79.1 77.0 81.9

DASS21-D: Depression sub-scale of The Depression Anxiety and Stress Scales 21 items; DASS21-A: Anxiety sub-scale of The Depression Anxiety and Stress Scales 21 items; and DASS21-S: Stress sub-scale of The Depression Anxiety and Stress Scales 21 items. CMD= common mental disorders included depression and anxiety.

Note: *Depression and anxiety were diagnosed by Structured Clinical Interviews for DSM IV.

Tran et al.

Tran et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:24   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-24

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