2. Measures of Diagnostic Accuracy

  1. Xiao-Hua Zhou1,
  2. Nancy A. Obuchowski2 and
  3. Donna K. McClish3

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470317082.ch2

Statistical Methods in Diagnostic Medicine

Statistical Methods in Diagnostic Medicine

How to Cite

Zhou, X.-H., Obuchowski, N. A. and McClish, D. K. (2002) Measures of Diagnostic Accuracy, in Statistical Methods in Diagnostic Medicine, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470317082.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Indiana University

  2. 2

    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

  3. 3

    Virginia Commonwealth University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 8 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471347729

Online ISBN: 9780470317082

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Keywords:

  • intrinsic accuracy;
  • gold standard;
  • statistical methods;
  • decision matrix;
  • count data

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Sensitivity and Specificity

  • The Combined Measures of Sensitivity and Specificity

  • The ROC Curve

  • The Area Under the ROC Curve

  • The Sensitivity at a Fixed FPR

  • The Partial Area Under the ROC Curve

  • Likelihood Ratios

  • Other ROC Curve Indices

  • The Localization and Detection of Multiple Abnormalities

  • Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests

  • Optimal Decision Threshold on the ROC Curve

  • Multiple Tests