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Table 3 Discriminatory power of EQ-5D-Y-5L thresholds to identify JIA patients with moderate to high disease activity

From: Monitoring patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis using health-related quality of life

EQ-5D-Y-5L Thresholds Accuracy (%) 95% CI Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%)
EQ-5D Sum Score > 6 87* 76–94 85 89 88 86
EQ-VAS < 82 87* 76–94 88 86 85 88
Mobility > 1 84* 75–93 70 97 96 77
Self-Care > 1 72* 60–88 42 100 100 65
Daily Activities > 1 79* 68–88 82 77 77 82
Pain/Discomfort > 1 82* 71–91 85 80 80 85
Anxiety/Depression > 1 78* 66–87 61 94 91 72
  1. *P-value < 0.001; EQ-5D-Y-5L: EuroQol five-dimensional ‘youth’ questionnaire with five levels; EQ-5D sum score: unweighted sum of EQ-5D-Y-5L individual level scores (range 5–25); EQ-VAS: EuroQol visual analogue scale (range 0–100); NPV: negative predictive value; PPV: positive predictive value
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