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Table 4 Prediction models for clinical outcome in patients with cryptococcal meningitis

From: The utility of cerebrospinal fluid white cell count during the prognostic assessment for cryptococcal meningitis patients: a retrospective study

Items Model 1 (week 0) Model 2 (week 0-week 10)
Sensitivity 0.8828571 0.9035714
Specificity 0.6950000 0.7100000
Positive prediction value 0.8410332 0.8505685
Negative prediction value 0.7917769 0.8306219
Accuracy 0.81454545 0.83318182
AUC 0.8832813 0.8985045
The importance of variables to the predictive model
 Treatment (no treatment) 98.00 97.7358
 Positive CSF ink stain 91.491 92.6038
 Age 89.6036 88.6226
 Charlson index 85.5472 80.8676
 Treatment (monotherapy) 81.434 86.0568
 Treatment (triple therapy) 79.3774 81.1326
 Hemoglobin 76.1708 76.982
 Negative CSF fungal culture 72.9062 73.5666
 Neutrophile 68.3962 60.7552
 CSF proteins 67.6798 57.0194
 White blood cell 67.4152 49.2082
 Male 64.245 58.2074
CSF WCC
 week 0 92.3776 91.472
 Week 1 NA 15.6604
 Week 2 NA 21.1326
 Week 3 NA 10.2644
 Week 4 NA 7.2828
 Week 5 NA 17.17
 Week 6 NA 14.1516
 Week 7 NA 5.4718
 Week 8 NA 3.7928
 Week 10 NA 22.095
  1. CSF cerebrospinal fluid, WCC white cell count, NA Not applicable. Only variables whose importance was greater than zero were displayed