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Table 1 Positive predictive values and sensitivities for the CH ONSP at various screening-TSH cutoff values

From: Prediction of congenital hypothyroidism based on initial screening thyroid-stimulating-hormone

TSH Screen Cutoff (mIU/L) True Positives/ Screen Positives Positive Predictive Value (%) Sensitivity (%)
≥17 296/541 55 % ~100 %
≥20 248/340 73 % 84 %
≥30 198/211 94 % 67 %
≥40 172/177 97 % 58 %
≥50 157/159 99 % 53 %