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Descriptor English: Sensitivity and Specificity
Descriptor Spanish: Sensibilidad y Especificidad
Descriptor sensibilidad y especificidad
Entry term(s) especificidad
resultado verdadero negativo
resultado verdadero positivo
tasa de verdaderos negativos
tasa de verdaderos positivos
Scope note: Medidas de clasificación binaria para evaluar los resultados de las pruebas. La sensibilidad o tasa de repetición es la proporción de verdaderos positivos. La especificidad es la probabilidad de determinar correctamente la ausencia de una afección. (Traducción libre: Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Sensibilidade e Especificidade
Descriptor French: Sensibilité et spécificité
Entry term(s): Sensitivity
Specificity
Specificity and Sensitivity
Tree number(s): E05.318.370.800
E05.318.740.872
G17.800
N05.715.360.325.700
N05.715.360.750.725
N06.850.520.445.800
N06.850.520.830.872
SP5.001.022.048
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012680
Scope note: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Annotation: IM general only; coordinate (NIM) with specific concept (IM)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY (EPIDEMIOLOGY) 1987-90
Online Note: use SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY to search SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY (EPIDEMIOLOGY) 1987-90
History Note: 91; was SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY (EPIDEMIOLOGY) 1987-90
Entry Version: SENSITIVITY SPECIFICITY
Related: Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures MeSH
DeCS ID: 29310
Unique ID: D012680
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Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/03/25
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Sensitivity and Specificity - Preferred
Concept UI M0019655
Scope note Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Preferred term Sensitivity and Specificity
Entry term(s) Specificity and Sensitivity
Sensitivity - Narrower
Concept UI M0019654
Preferred term Sensitivity
Specificity - Narrower
Concept UI M0019656
Preferred term Specificity



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