International Journal of Hypertension / 2014 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Quantifying Proteinuria in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Table 6

Diagnostic utility of urine dipstick method for detection of significant proteinuria.

StudyUrine dipstick valueSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)Area under receiver operating curve (95% CI)Positive likelihood ratioNegative likelihood ratio

Waugh et al. 2005 [4]1+5178*2.270.635
Dwyer et al. 2008 [5]1+411000.71 (0.64–0.77)#0.59
Park et al. 2013 [11]1+85950.93 (0.88–0.99)170.15
Present study 20141+5966.70.66 (0.54–76)1.420.34

not calculated in the study.
indicates very high values, but cannot be calculated because of empty cell in 2 × 2 table.

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