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Table 3 Diagnostic value from ladder according to Objective Socioeconomic Status indicators

From: Examining the relation between the subjective and objective social status with health reported needs and health-seeking behaviour in Dande, Angola

  Cutoff point Sensitivity Specificity Youden
Index c
AUCa 95% CI
Place of residence (urban) 2.5 0.50 0.74 0.24 0.651 0.639–0.663
Sex (female) 1.5 0.66 0.39 0.06 0.532 0.521–0.543
Education
 No educationb 9.5 0.98 0.02 0.001 0.549 0.536–0.562
 Primary (1–6)b 2.5 0.52 0.45 −0.03 0.519 0.507–0.530
 Secondary (7–13) 2.5 0.52 0.56 0.08 0.551 0.539–0.564
 Tertiary (University) 3.5 0.59 0.68 0.26 0.649 0.605–0.693
Overcrowding 2.5 0.49 0.55 0.04 0.517 0.499–0.536
Residents with a fixed salary
 None 9.5 0.98 0.01 −0.02 0.642 0.631–0.652
 One 1.5 0.72 0.42 0.14 0.582 0.571–0.593
 Two or more 2.5 0.72 0.57 0.29 0.693 0.676–0.710
Household income
  < = 10,000 AOAb 9.5 0.98 0.01 −0.01 0.594 0.581–0.607
 10,001–30,000 AOA 1.5 0.72 0.38 0.10 0.547 0.534–0.559
  >  30,000 AOA 4.5 0.33 0.78 0.11 0.548 0.531–0.564
Improved water source 2.5 0.52 0.65 0.18 0.604 0.593–0.615
Kitchen 4.5 0.26 0.84 0.11 0.574 0.563–0.585
Latrine 1.5 0.68 0.47 0.15 0.595 0.584–0.607
Watch television 1.5 0.70 0.56 0.26 0.677 0.666–0.688
Listen to the radio 2.5 0.54 0.62 0.15 0.586 0.573–0.597
Read newspaper 2.5 0.71 0.58 0.29 0.686 0.671–0.701
Associative filiation 2.5 0.50 0.66 0.16 0.596 0.585–0.607
Electricity 1.5 0.69 0.52 0.22 0.644 0.633–0.655
Generator 3.5 0.44 0.70 0.14 0.603 0.587–0.618
Radio 2.5 0.51 0.63 0.14 0.587 0.577–0.598
Television 1.5 0.71 0.55 0.26 0.671 0.661–0.682
Cell phone 2.5 0.51 0.74 0.25 0.666 0.655–0.677
Satellite dish 2.5 0.55 0.68 0.23 0.660 0.650–0.670
Fridge 2.5 0.65 0.58 0.23 0.652 0.637–0.667
Freezer 1.5 0.74 0.47 0.21 0.642 0.632–0.652
Car 3.5 0.55 0.72 0.26 0.675 0.658–0.689
Bed net ownership 7.5 0.05 0.96 0.01 0.489 0.478–0.501
Season (Rainy) 5.5 0.16 0.90 0.06 0.534 0.524–0.545
  1. Case: yes|true; Control:no|false.
  2. a AUC Area under the curve.
  3. bInverted the score
  4. c Youden Index [50].