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Table 6 Specificity and sensitivity of different parameters in predicting esophageal bleeding (EVs) in our study (n = 99)

From: Bacteremia as a risk factor for variceal upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding in cirrhotic patients: a hospital-based study

  Cutoff values Sens. % (95% CI) Spec. % (95% CI) Positive predictive value (95% CI) Negative predictive value (95% CI) AUC (95% CI) P
Albumin (g/dL) ≤ 2.86 54.29% 75.86% 84.4% 40.7% 0.679 0.0128
Procalcitonin (ng/ml) > 1.76 47.14% 86.21% 88.9% 40.3% 0.668 0.0024
Child score > 6 85.71% 41.38% 77.9% 54.5% 0.680 0.0023
INR > 1.38 65.71% 82.76% 90.2% 50% 0.484 ˂ 0.0001
Hemoglobin (g/dl) ≤ 9.6 84.29% 86.21% 93.7% 69.4% 0.895 ˂ 0.0001