Table 3

Sensitivity, specificity and predictive probability of SUAS-S and BSS-5 cut-off points for detecting suicidality
Cut-off Sens1(%) Spec2(%) PPV3(%) NPV4(%)
SUAS-S ≥ 28 80 52 61 74
≥ 29 80 56 63 75
≥ 30 68 63 63 68
≥ 31 68 67 65 69
BSS-5 ≥ 0 100 0 77 81
≥ 1 80 78 77 40
≥ 2 36 93 82 61
≥ 3 32 96 78 52

1Sensitivity, 2Specificity, 3Positive predictive probability, 4Negative predictive probability.

Koldsland et al.

Koldsland et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:417   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-417

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