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Table 4 Positive and negative predictive values (PPV and NPV) for different cut points

From: Identifying the need for specialized palliative care in adult cancer patients – development and validation of a screening procedure based on proxy assessment by physicians and filter questions

  Existing contact to PC IPOS ≥ 1 item 3 or 4
PPV NPV PPV NPV
Cut point 4 49.2% 100% 91.0% 29.1%
Cut point 5 56.7% 100% 95.9% 37.0%
Cut point 6 63.4% 95.1% 96.1% 22.9%