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Table 3 Sensitivity and specificity for the prediction of poor outcome for different baseline GDF-15 cutoff values

From: Growth differentiation factor 15 and early prognosis after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Cutoff (ng/mL) Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Correctly classified (%)
1.6 100 3.3 53.2
4.5 90.6 30.0 61.3
7.0 84.4 46.7 66.1
10.8 a 78.1 66.7 72.6
12.5 68.8 70.0 69.3
15.0 62.5 76.7 69.4
17.5 46.9 76.7 61.3
20.9 25.0 83.3 53.2
27.1 15.6 96.7 54.8
  1. aOptimal cutoff point for maximum efficiency (false negative cost = false positive cost)