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Table 3 Areas under the ROC curves of SBPHR and DBPHR for diagnosing (pre)hypertension defined by age, gender and height-specific references

From: Blood pressure to height ratios as simple, sensitive and specific diagnostic tools for adolescent (pre)hypertension in Nigeria

   AUC P 95% C.I.
Prehypertension
SBP Boys 0.944 <0.001 0.925 - 0.962
  Girls 0.925 <0.001 0.900 - 0.949
DBP Boys 0.989 <0.001 0.981 - 0.997
  Girls 0.987 <0.001 0.979 - 0.996
Hypertension
SBP Boys 0.989 <0.001 0.979 - 0.999
  Girls 0.990 <0.001 0.982 - 0.998
DBP Boys 1.000 0.001 1.000 - 1.000
  Girls 0.998 <0.001 0.996 - 1.000