Flashcards in Respiratory Biochemistry Deck (9)
this gives you an idea of how predictable the test result will be. This requires repeated measurement of something.
how close the result is to the true value
a healthy person whose result is in the "disease" territory and is a false alarm
a person with the disease whose result is in the "healthy" territory and is falsely reassuring
positive predictive value
the %age of people with a positive test result that actually have the disease
negative predictive value
the %age of people with a negative test result that don't have the disease
the %age of people tested who have the disease
as prevalence falls, PPV falls/ rises?