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Table 3 The multivariate model analysis with the BDI and single items with sensitivity (SE), specificity (SP), positive predictive value (PPV) and negative predictive value (NPV)with 95% confidence intervals (CI) and areal under the curve (AUC)

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

Model N SE (%) SP (%) PPV (%) NPV (%) AUC
   (95% CI) (95% CI) (95% CI) (95% CI)  
Model 1       
BDI, cut10 268 78.0
(64.0-88.5)
75.7
(69.4-81.2)
42.4
(32.2-53.1)
93.8
(89.1-96.8)
0.82
Item A, cut5       
Model 2       
BDI, cut10 261 72.9
(58.2-84.7)
79.8
(73.8-85.0)
44.9
(33.6-56.6)
92.9
(88.-96.16)
0.84
Item A, cut5       
Item B, cut5       
Model 3       
BDI, cut10 276 79.6
(66.5 - 89.4)
75.2
(69.0 - 80.8)
43.9
(33.9 - 54.3)
93.8
(89.2 - 96.9)
0.81
Item C, cut5       
Model 4       
BDI, cut10 266 70.0
(55.4-82.1)
79.6
(73.6-84.8)
44.3
(33.1-55.9)
92.0
(87.1-95.4)
0.84
Item A, cut5       
Item C, cut5