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Table 3 Sensitivity and specificity of alternative cutoff points in the 'equal sample population' and the 'representative sample population'

From: Distress or no distress, that's the question: A cutoff point for distress in a working population

Equal sample population (n = 560): 280 healthy working employees plus 280 employees on sick leave for psychological complaints Representative sample population (n = 3677): 3605 healthy working employees plus 72 employees on sick leave for psychological complaints
Cutoff Sensitivity Specificity Cutoff Sensitivity Specificity
7.50 .979 .854 7.50 .973 .830
8.50 .975 .882 8.50 .973 .863
9.50 .950 .893 9.50 .945 .884
10.50 .939 .914 10.50 .945 .905
11.50 .929 .921 11.50 .932 .918
12.50 .907 .936 12.50 .890 .932
13.50 .882 .954 13.50 .877 .945