Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Validity of Nutritional Screening Tools for Hospitalized Children

Table 4

Sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratio between nutritional screening tools and SGNA.

Sensitivity (95% CI)Specificity (95% CI)Positive predictive value
(95% CI)
Negative predictive value
(95% CI)
Positive LR
(95% CI)
Negative LR
(95% CI)

PYMS95.31 (0.87–0.98)76.92 (0.63–0.86)83.56 (0.73–0.9)93.02 (0.81–0.97)4.13 (2.507–6.804)0.061 (0.02–0.186)
STAMP100 (0.94–1)11.54 (0.05–0.23)58.2 (0.48–0.67)100 (0.61–1)1.13 (~)0 (0–~)
STRONG-kids100 (0.94–1)7.7 (0.03–0.18)57.14 (0.479–0.659)100 (0.51–1)1.083 (1.036–1.222)0 (0–0.757)

LR: likelihood ratio.