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Table 2 Criterion-validity of graphology-based ADHD score (0 as cutoff)

From: Handwriting in children with Attention Deficient Hyperactive Disorder: role of graphology

GenderGraphology DSM (gold standard)
ControlADHD
FemaleNegativeCount162
% within DSM (95%CI)80.0 (specificity)
(59.2–92.8)
28.6
PositiveCount45
% within DSM (range)20.071.4 (sensitivity)
(35.2–93.5)
TotalCount207
% within DSM100.0100.0
MaleNegativeCount53
% within DSM62.5(specificity)
(29.5–88.1)
21.4
PositiveCount311
% within DSM37.578.6 (sensitivity)
(53.1–93.6)
TotalCount814
% within DSM100.0100.0
TotalNegativeCount215
% within DSM (range)75.0(specificity)
(57.1–88.1)
23.8
PositiveCount716
% within DSM (range)25.076.2 (sensitivity)
(55.4–90.3)
TotalCount2821
% within DSM100.0100.0