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Table 6 Comparison between the predictive ability of our percentiles and those of Buthani.

From: Development and validation of serum bilirubin nomogram to predict the absence of risk for severe hyperbilirubinaemia before discharge: a prospective, multicenter study

Hours of age TP
(n)
FN
(n)
TN
(n)
FP
(n)
Sensitivity
(%)
Specificity
(%)
PPV
(%)
NPV
(%)
24 to 96 hours         
< 40 th percentile of Buthani nomogran 54 1 1344 768 98.2 63.6 6.6 99.9
< 50 th percentile of our nomogram 54 1 1336 776 98.2 63.3 6.5 99.9
< 75 th percentile of Buthani nomogram 44 11 1861 251 80.0 88.1 14.9 99.4
< 75 th percentile of our nomogram 51 4 1748 364 92.7 82.8 12.3 99.8
  1. TP True Positive; FN False Negative; TN True negative; FP False Positive; PPV Positive Predictive Value; NPV Negative Predictive Value