Table 3

Sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value (PPV) and negative predictive value (NPV) for different cut-off scoresa of the K10, K6 and GHQ-12 for any present state DSM-IV disorder (n=293)
Score K10 Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV
21 0.816 0.594 0.41 0.90
22 0.776 0.664 0.45 0.89
23 0.750 0.733 0.50 0.89
24 0.724 0.779 0.53 0.89
25 0.671 0.816 0.56 0.88
26 0.645 0.839 0.58 0.87
27 0.526 0.866 0.58 0.84
Score K6
11 0.855 0.516 0.38 0.91
12 0.829 0.618 0.43 0.91
13 0.750 0.700 0.47 0.89
14 0.684 0.770 0.51 0.87
15 0.579 0.843 0.56 0.85
16 0.526 0.876 0.60 0.84
17 0.447 0.903 0.62 0.82
Score GHQ-12
17 0.566 0.705 0.40 0.83
18 0.539 0.728 0.41 0.82
19 0.526 0.788 0.46 0.83
20 0.487 0.829 0.50 0.82
21 0.408 0.862 0.51 0.81
22 0.382 0.889 0.55 0.80
23 0.329 0.912 0.57 0.80

a Optimal cut-off scores in bold letter type.

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Cornelius et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:128   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-128

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