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Sensitivity and Specificity MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sensitivity and Specificity
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.370.800
E05.318.740.872
G17.800
N05.715.360.325.700
N05.715.360.750.725
N06.850.520.445.800
N06.850.520.830.872
Unique ID
D012680
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012680
Annotation
IM general only; coordinate (NIM) with specific concept (IM)
Scope Note
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Entry Version
SENSITIVITY SPECIFICITY
Entry Term(s)
Sensitivity
Specificity
See Also
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Public MeSH Note
91; was SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY (EPIDEMIOLOGY) 1987-90
Online Note
use SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY to search SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY (EPIDEMIOLOGY) 1987-90
History Note
91; was SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY (EPIDEMIOLOGY) 1987-90
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/03/25
Revision Date
2018/06/29

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