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VOLUME 25 , ISSUE S3 ( December, 2021 ) > List of Articles


An Introduction to Statistics: Diagnostic Tests

Priya Ranganathan

Keywords : Diagnostic test, Sensitivity, Specificity

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DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-24070

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 12-01-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Diagnostic tests are used to differentiate between those with and without disease. In this article, we examine some of the properties of diagnostic tests, such as sensitivity, specificity, predictive values, and receiver operating characteristic curves.

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