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Table 3 Sensitivity and specificity for relationships of multiple risk factors with high TG/HDL-C ratio defined by conventional cut-off values and new cut-off values in men and women.

From: Comparison of discrimination for cardio-metabolic risk by different cut-off values of the ratio of triglycerides to HDL cholesterol

 Conventional cut-off value
Men, 3.75; women 3.00
New cut-off value
Men, 2.967; women, 2.237
Men
 Sensitivity0.6060.735
 Specificity0.7800.691
Women
 Sensitivity0.5000.704
 Specificity0.9430.888