International Journal of Hypertension / 2014 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Quantifying Proteinuria in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Table 5

Diagnostic ability of urine protein : creatinine Ratio (UPCR) for various proteinuria range.

Proteinuria rangeCutoff valuesSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)PPV (%)NPV (%)Accuracy (%)Positive likelihood ratio (LR+)Negative likelihood ratio (LR−)Odd’s ratioArea under curve & 95% CI

UPCR to predict 300 mg+/day0.4582.187.595.560.083.36.60.21320.89 (0.83–0.95)
UPCR to predict 2000 mg+/day1.4694.492.487.296.893.112.50.062070.98 (0.97–100)
UPCR to predict 3000 mg+/day1.8391.786.747.898.787.36.90.096.880.98 (0.94–100)

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