Table M.1Test accuracy statistics used in the health economic model for women with mild or moderate gestational hypertension

TestSensitivity (95% CI)Specificity (95% CI)
PCR (Al et al., 2004)9480% (64% to 91%)74% (66% to 81%)
PCR (Dwyer et al., 2008)9066% (52% to 78%)95% (86% to 99%)
PCR (Leanos-Miranda et al., 2007)9198% (96% to 99%)99% (98% to 99.5%)
PCR (Ramos et al., 1999)9294% (not reported)80% (not reported)
PCR (Wheeler et al., 2007) 9386.8% (not reported)77.6% (not reported)
Automated reagent-strip reading device (Waugh et al., 2005) 8182% (71% to 90%)81% (71% to 88%)

From: Appendix M, Cost effectiveness of quantifying proteinuria in women with gestational hypertension

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