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Table 2 ROC curve analysis on all scales and items on the dataset.

From: Identifying bereaved subjects at risk of complicated grief: Predictive value of questionnaire items in a cohort study

Variable AUC 95% CI
Gender 0.447 0.380 0.513
Age 0.508 0.424 0.591
Education 0.479 0.380 0.579
No of children 0.422 0.344 0.500
Item A 0.712 0.644 0.780
Item B 0.707 0.623 0.791
Item C 0.730 0.656 0.805
BDI 0.827 0.767 0.888
HTQ (16) 0.821 0.758 0.884
CSS 0.458 0.373 0.542
CSQ rational 0.528 0.448 0.609
CSQ emotional 0.753 0.684 0.821
CSQ detached 0.419 0.342 0.497
CSQ avoidance 0.591 0.508 0.675
SOC 0.347 0.261 0.433
SWLS 0.341 0.261 0.421
NEO Conscient 0.457 0.372 0.542
NEO Altruism 0.493 0.402 0.584
NEO Openness 0.497 0.412 0.582
NEO Neurotic 0.667 0.587 0.748
NEO Extrovert 0.468 0.376 0.560
  1. The area under the curve (AUC) was measured against the score of the Inventory of complicated Grief-Revised (ICG-R). A score of >= 43 six months after bereavement indicated complicated grief. Only variables with AUC>0.65 were considered for further analysis.
  2. Item A, B and C: Single item questions on distress experienced in relation to the death of their relative (see text); BDI: Beck's Depression Inventory; HTQ: Harvard Trauma Questionnaire; CSS: Crisis Support Scale; CSQ: Coping Style Questionnaire (also tested based on its four subscales); SOC: Sense of Coherence; SWLS: Satisfaction with life scale; NEO: NEO Personality Inventory (tested based on the subscales).