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Table 5 Diagnostic value of models for prediction of empiric antibiotic treatment failure in neonates.

From: Clinical parameters predicting failure of empirical antibacterial therapy in early onset neonatal sepsis, identified by classification and regression tree analysis

  MLR analysis Classification and regression tree analysis
  24 h model 72 h model 24 h model 72 h model
Sensitivity (%) 61 80 75 81
Specificity (%) 90 78 89 88*
Positive predictive value (%) 48 33 46 46
Negative predictive value (%) 94 97 97 97
  1. * difference from MLR model of the same time point significant at p < 0.05
  2. MLR - multiple logistic regression