Posted: November 19th, 2016
Sensitivity, Specificity, Odds Ratio, Relative Risks, and Survival Analysis
Purpose: You will be able to demonstrate a general understanding of interpreting statistical output to evaluate sensitivity and specificity, odds ratios, relative risks, and survival analysis.
Instructions: Answer each item on this worksheet below and then upload this worksheet under the ASSIGNMENTS section in blackboard.
For Questions 1-6: An emergency department received a grant from the local public health department to offer rapid HIV testing for all patients 14-28 years old regardless the patients’ chief complaints. A pilot study was conducted using two different rapid HIV tests. The following charts detail the findings for each test.
|TEST “A” RESULTS||TEST “B” RESULTS|
|Confirmed HIV positive||Confirmed HIV negative||Confirmed HIV positive||Confirmed HIV negative|
|Test A: positive||13||3||Test B: positive||10||5|
|Test A: negative||2||17||Test B: negative||2||20|
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