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Table 4 Sensitivity, specificity, negative predictive value and positive predictive value for the top 3 models of elevated serum IgE

From: Improving predictability of IgE-high type 2 chronic sinusitis with nasal polyps in the biologic era

Order of Superiority Model Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV AUC p value
1 3 82.1 69.2 80.0 72.0 0.808 0.000
2 1 79.5 69.2 79.5 69.2 0.803 0.000
3 5 79.5 73.1 81.5 70.3 0.803 0.000
  Canadian Guidelines 87.2 34.2 66.7 64.3 0.691 0.009
  1. PPV, Positive predictive value; NPV, Negative predictive value; AUC, area under the curve
  2. *p value < 0.05 is statistically significant