Table 4—

Sensitivity, specificity, positive likelihood, and negative likelihood of type 2 diabetes using the dual cut-off of fasting plasma glucose ≥5.7 mmol/l and HbA1c ≥5.9%

SensitivitySpecificityPLRNLR
Overall71.7 (60.3–83.1)95.0 (93.5–96.4)14.3 (9.6–19.0)0.3 (0.2–0.4)
South Asian85.2 (71.8–98.6)91.3 (88.1–94.6)9.8 (5.8–13.8)0.2 (0–0.3)
Chinese78.6 (57.1–100)95.9 (93.6–98.2)19.2 (7.3–31.0)0.2 (0–0.5)
European47.4 (24.9–69.8)97.6 (95.9–99.4)20.0 (2.6–37.4)0.5 (0.3–0.8)
  • Data are value (95% CI). PLR, positive likelihood ratio; NLR, negative likelihood ratio.