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Table 3 Diagnostic performance of visual assessment based on Term, Preterm, and birthweight

From: Reliability of visual assessment of neonatal jaundice among neonates of black descent: a cross-sectional study from Tanzania

Kramer test ALL(n=315) Neonatal sub-group
Term(n=157) Preterm(n=158) NBWT(n=163) LBWT(n=152)
Sensitivity 70.5 75.3 66.4 80.0 61.9
Specificity 86.1 82.8 82.8 83.6 89.4
PPV 89.8 86.4 93.0 87.3 92.8
NPV 62.9 69.7 56.0 75.0 51.8
Cohen Kappa (κ) 52.4 56.4 48.8 62.8 42.5
  1. PPV Positive predictive value, NPV Negative predictive value, NBWT Normal birth weight ≥ 2500 grams, LBWT Low birth weight ≤2499 grams, Term- Delivery at GA of 37 and above weeks, Preterm- Delivered below GA of 37 weeks.