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Table 4 Parameters of the scoring model using different cut-off scores as decision thresholds

From: The development and validation of a diagnostic scoring system to differentiate pulmonary tuberculosis from non-tuberculosis pulmonary infections in HIV-infected patients with severe immune suppression

Decision threshold Sensitivity Specificity Positive likelihood ratios Negative likelihood ratios
 > 4.0 99.30 17.10 1.20 0.04
 > 4.5 98.60 22.26 1.27 0.06
 > 5.5 97.20 31.29 1.41 0.09
 > 6.5 96.90 43.23 1.71 0.07
 > 7.0 95.80 50.65 1.94 0.08
 > 7.5 95.50 56.45 2.19 0.08
 > 8.0 92.00 61.61 2.40 0.13
 > 8.5 91.00 64.84 2.59 0.14
 > 9.0 89.20 71.29 3.11 0.15
 > 9.5 86.50 73.55 3.27 0.18
 > 10.0 84.70 76.45 3.60 0.20
 > 10.5 81.60 80.65 4.22 0.23
 > 11.0 80.20 83.23 4.78 0.24
 > 11.5 77.80 85.16 5.24 0.26
 > 12.0 76.40 87.74 6.23 0.27
 > 12.5 71.90 90.97 7.96 0.31
 > 13.0 70.10 92.26 9.06 0.32
 > 13.5 68.10 93.55 10.55 0.34
 > 14.0 66.70 95.48 14.76 0.35
 > 14.5 62.50 95.81 14.90 0.39
 > 15.0 57.60 96.77 17.87 0.44