Table 5—

Validity of the indirect diagnostic tests and presence of the metabolic syndrome against the standard established as the Si index obtained by the MMAMG method modified with insulin administration

SensitivitySpecificityProbability ratio of a positive test
HOMA0.650.875.1
QUICKI0.650.875.1
McAuley0.750.919.2
Fasting plasma insulin0.570.815.32
Metabolic syndrome0.660.917.8