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Table 3 Receiver operator curve characteristics for significant lipid measures in predicting diabetes and cutoff points for maximum sum of sensitivity and specificity in men and women

From: Lipid ratios and appropriate cut off values for prediction of diabetes: a cohort of Iranian men and women

  Men Women
  aROC
(95% CI)
Cut
point
Sensitivity
(%)
Specificity
(%)
aROC
(95% CI)
Cut
point
Sensitivity
(%)
Specificity
(%)
TG 0.62(0.57-0.66) 1.98 0.57 0.61 0.67 (0.65-0.72) 1.66 0.67 0.60
HDL-C      0.60 (0.57-0.64) 1.18 0.49 0.36
TC/HDL-C 0.59(0.53-0.63) 5.3 0.65 0.48 0.65 (0.61-0.68) 5.3 0.57 0.66
TG/HDL-C 0.60(0.56-0.65) 4.7 0.57 0.59 0.69 (0.65-0.72) 3.7 0.66 0.64
  1. aROC: area under the receiver operating characteristic; TC: total cholesterol, HDL-C: high density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG: triglycerides. Cut points are presented as mmol/l