International Journal of Dentistry / 2009 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Determination of Cortisol and Dehydroepiandrosterone Levels in Saliva for Screening of Periodontitis in Older Japanese Adults

Table 6

Cutoff values for cortisol and DHEA in saliva for optimal sensitivity and specificity obtained from ROC curve for CAL levels in never-smokers.

Cutoff valueOptimal sensitivityOptimal specificity

Cortisol (ng/mL)2.120.700.73
DHEA (pg/mL)61.780.630.64

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