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Table 2 Accuracy of postprandial lipemia cut-off points to discriminate fasting hypertriglyceridemia in overall and stratified populations

From: Identification of a threshold to discriminate fasting hypertriglyceridemia with postprandial values

Cut-off point Population N AUC 95% confidence interval Sen Spec PPV NPV
280 mg/dL Normal 52 0.831 (0.725–0.936) 0.850 0.812 0.739 0.896
Overweight-Obesity 147 0.778 (0.699–0.857) 0.831 0.725 0.890 0.617
≤ 49 years 106 0.816 (0.739–0.894) 0.833 0.800 0.873 0.744
>  50 years 98 0.786 (0.697–0.875) 0.846 0.727 0.859 0.705
Women 143 0.787 (0.715–0.858) 0.824 0.750 0.852 0.709
Men 69 0.858 (0.767–0.95) 0.891 0.826 0.911 0.791
200 mg/dL [15] Overall 212 0.700 (0.644–0.755) 0.90 0.400 0.752 0.900
180 mg/dL [16] 212 0.593 (0.548–0.637) 0.90 0.186 0.691 0.900
175 mg/dL [17] 212 0.593 (0.548–0.637) 0.90 0.186 0.691 0.900
  1. aAUC area under the ROC curve, Sen sensibility, Spec specificity, PPV positive predictive value, NPV negative predictive value