International Journal of Hypertension / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Quantifying Proteinuria in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Table 4

Diagnostic test characteristics at various cutoff values for UPCR to predict proteinuria of 300 mg/day or more.

Cutoff values0.300.450.600.750.90

Sensitivity (%)89.782.175.667.961.5
Specificity (%)54.287.587.5100.0100.0
PPV (%)86.495.595.2100.0100.0
NPV (%)61.960.052.549.044.4
Accuracy (%)81.483.378.475.570.6
Positive likelihood ratio (LR+)#1.966.566.0533.2930.15
Negative likelihood ratio (LR−)#0.190.210.280.320.38
Odd’s ratio#10.343221.74101.7676.8

#0.5 was added to empty cells to calculate ratios.

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