International Journal of Hypertension / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Quantifying Proteinuria in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Table 3

Diagnostic test characteristics at different dipstick grades to predict proteinuria of 300 mg/day or more.

Cutoff values1+2+3+4+

Sensitivity (%)5937.221.822.6
Specificity (%)66.7100100100
PPV (%)85.2100100100
NPV (%)33.332.928.250
Accuracy (%)60.85240.256.4
Positive likelihood ratio (LR+)#1.7718.2210.6811.06
Negative likelihood ratio (LR−)#0.620.640.80.79
Odd’s ratio#2.8828.4113.3814

0.5 was added to empty cells to calculate ratios.

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