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Table 2 Performance of metric variables in prediction of mortality using the AUROC (area under the receiver operating characteristic curve) method

From: Expression of minichromosome maintenance protein 2 as a marker for proliferation and prognosis in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a tissue microarray and clinico-pathological analysis

  Mcm2 IHCc LDHd
Optimum cutoff value 39.5% 306 U/l
Sensitivityb 0.512 0.620
Specificityb 0.696 0.476
AUROCa 0.582 0.553
95% confidence interval 0.462–0.702 0.434–0.672
p (asymtptotic significance) 0.182 0.384
  1. a AUROC, area under the receiver operating characteristic curve.
  2. b sensitivity and specificity were calculated for the cutoff, which represented the best discrimination as derived from the ROC curves.
  3. c IHC: immunohistochemistry
  4. d LDH: lactate dehydrogenase