Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

The Validity of the WHO-5 as an Early Screening for Apathy in an Elderly Population

Table 3

The ROC analysis concerning sensitivity and specificity of WHO-5 and GDS-15 with corresponding AUC (area under curves).

ScalesSensitivitySpecificityAUC

WHO-5 ≤ 50
 Using self-reported depression0.610.840.73
 Using GDS ≥ 50.820.830.88
GDS 15 ≥ 5
 Using self-reported depression0.250.980.75
GDS 10 ≥ 50.250.980.75
GDS 5 ≥ 30.420.900.69

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