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Table 3 Comparison of performance of the Saharawi diabetes risk score and FINDRISC (n = 307)

From: Developing a risk score for undiagnosed prediabetes or type 2 diabetes among Saharawi refugees in Algeria

  Saharawi diabetes risk score FINDRISC
Area under the ROC curve, AUC (C.I) 0.817 (0.756, 0.879) 0.808 (0.745, 0.870)
Empirical cut-off 8 9
Sensitivity, % 87.8 72.5
Specificity, % 65.0 74.0
Positive predictive value, % 27.9 30.9
Negative predictive value, % 97.2 94.4