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Table 4 Receiver operator curve characteristics for significant lipid measures in predicting diabetes and cutoff points for sensitivity ≈70% 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
  Cut point Specificity (%) Cut point Specificity (%)
TG 1.61 45 1.54 55
HDL-C    1.19 50
TC/HDL-C 5.1 43 4.77 53
TG/HDL-C 3.66 44 3.4 59
  1. TC: total cholesterol, HDL-C: high density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG: triglycerides. Cut points are presented as mmol/l