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Table 4 Predictive performances of the TOR rules for neurological outcomes at discharge

From: Predictive performances of ALS and BLS termination of resuscitation rules in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest for different resuscitation protocols

Characteristics CPC 3–5 CPC 1–2 Sensitivity, % (95% CI) Specificity, % (95% CI) FPR, % (95% CI) PPV, % (95% CI) NPV, % (95% CI)
BLS TOR rule
 The Group of 2015 865 18 86.7 (84.2–88.9) 61.1 (36.1–81.7) 38.9 (18.3–63.9) 99.0 (98.0–99.6) 8.7 (4.7–15.4)
 Met criteria 750 7
 Not met criteria 115 11
 The Group of 2020 558 14 78.1 (74.4–81.5) 85.7 (56.2–97.5) 14.3 (2.5–43.8) 99.5 (98.2–99.9) 9.0 (4.9–15.4)
 Met criteria 436 2
 Not met criteria 122 12
ALS TOR rule
 The Group of 2015 361 16 34.0 (29.2–39.2) 93.8 (67.7–99.7) 6.2 (0.3–32.3) 99.2 (94.9–100.0) 5.9 (3.5–9.8)
 Met criteria 123 1
 Not met criteria 238 15
 The Group of 2020 390 17 26.7 (22.4–31.4) 100.0 (77.1–100.0) 0 (0.0–22.9) 100.0 (95.6–100.0) 5.6 (3.4–9.0)
 Met criteria 104 0
 Not met criteria 286 17
  1. TOR Termination Of Resuscitation, CPC Cerebral Performance Category, CI Confidence Interval, FPR False-Positive Rate, PPV Positive Predictive Value, NPV Negative Predictive Value, BLS Basic Life Support, ALS Advanced Life Support