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Table 4 Diagnostic specificity and sensitivity according to receiver operating characteristic-optimized decision limits for N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide

From: The role of age-specific N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide cutoff values in predicting intravenous immunoglobulin resistance in Kawasaki disease: a prospective cohort study

  All (n = 393) <1y (n = 79) 1-2y (n = 109) 2-6y (n = 176)
Specificity (%) Cut-point (pg/ml) N Cut-point (pg/ml) N Cut-point (pg/ml) N Cut-point (pg/ml) N
95 9860.0 27 10,215.0 4 7060.0 4 12,150.0 13
99 32,900.0 4 19,250.0 1 12,300.0 1 32,900.0 4
Sensitivity (%) Cut-point (pg/ml) N Cut-point (pg/ml) N Cut-point (pg/ml) N Cut-point (pg/ml) N
95 161.5 357 249 71 213.5 100 60 174
99 56.5 391 96.5 78 69 108 50 176