Table 3

Sensitivity, specificity, percentage of correctly classified patients and positive and negative likelihood ratio of basal cortisol at different cut off values

Cut-off value of basal cortisol

Sensitivity

Specificity

Correctly classified

LR+

LR-


<150 nmol/l

100%

50%

74%

2.0

0.0

<330 nmol/l

80%

86%

83%

5.6

0.2

>400 nmol/l

56%

96%

77%

15.7

0.5


LR+ = positive likelihood ratio, LR- = negative likelihood ratio

Schuetz et al. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2008 8:1   doi:10.1186/1471-2466-8-1

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