Table 4

Receiver Operating Characteristic analysis based on gender and prior treatment history

Patient Subgroup

N

AUC

(95% CI)

Cut-off

level

Sensitivity

(%)

Specificity

(%)


Males

38

0.67 (0.48 – 0.85)

6.0

73.3

65.2

Females

35

0.75 (0.58 – 0.92)

5.6

71.4

47.6

Newly Diagnosed

33

0.64 (0.45 – 0.83)

6.0

72.2

46.7

Progressive Disease

40

0.79 (0.65 – 0.93)

5.6

81.8

62.1

Males with Progressive Disease

18

0.87 (0.69 – 1.0)

5.9

100

73.3

Females with Progressive Disease

22

0.72 (0.50 – 0.95)

6.0

100

42.9


N = Sample Size

AUC = Area Under the Curve

CI = Confidence Interval

Gupta et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:19   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-19

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