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Table 2 Values for sensitivity, specificity, positive prediction, and negative prediction of the FRESH-screening compared with frailty indicators

From: Screening for frailty among older emergency department visitors: Validation of the new FRESH-screening instrument

  Five items screening Four items screening
Sensitivity 98/117 = 84 % 95/117 = 81 %
Specificity 33/44 = 75 % 36/44 = 80 %
Positive prediction 98/109 = 90 % 95/103 = 92 %
Negative prediction 36/52 = 69 % 36/58 = 62 %
Sum of sensitivity and positive prediction 174 173