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Table 5 Individual performance of the pediatric appendicitis score (PAS) and Alvarado score at cutoff value 7

From: Comparison of Alvarado score and pediatric appendicitis score for clinical diagnosis of acute appendicitis in children—a prospective study

Cutoff score “Pediatric appendicitis score” “Alvarado score”
Sensitivity; % Specificity; % PPV; % NPV; % Accuracy; % Sensitivity; % Specificity; % PPV; % NPV; % Accuracy; %
Seven 93.81 70.0 96.81 53.85 91.59 85.57 70.0 96.51 33.33 84.11