Figure L.4. Representation of the cost effectiveness of automated urinalysis compared with visual urinalysis, varying sensitivity and specificity of visual urinalysis (two-way analysis) assuming 10% of false negatives will progress to severe disease in women with mild to moderate gestational hypertension; the thick parallel black lines denote the sensitivity and specificity of automated urinalysis, which is kept constant.

Figure L.4Representation of the cost effectiveness of automated urinalysis compared with visual urinalysis, varying sensitivity and specificity of visual urinalysis (two-way analysis) assuming 10% of false negatives will progress to severe disease in women with mild to moderate gestational hypertension; the thick parallel black lines denote the sensitivity and specificity of automated urinalysis, which is kept constant

From: Appendix L, Cost effectiveness of automated urinalysis compared with visual urinalysis in screening for proteinuria in women with gestational hypertension

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