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Table 4 Sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values of risk score at different cut-points in the derivation cohort

From: Determinants of linear growth faltering among children with moderate-to-severe diarrhea in the Global Enteric Multicenter Study

 Risk score cut-point
≥ 11≥ 20≥ 27≥ 32≥ 40
No. of children (% of total [6203])5654 (91.2%)4567 (73.4%)3015 (48.6%)1632 (26.3%)324 (5.2%)
Sensitivity96.7%85.0%63.2%38.5%7.9%
Specificity27.3%47.0%67.2%84.3%96.8%
Positive predictive value34.6%38.9%43.3%49.3%49.9%
Negative predictive value90.6%86.6%81.2%77.0%72.4%