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Table 4 The areas under ROC curve (AUC), sensitivity, specificity by the optimized cut-off points for TG/HDL in predicting HOMA-IR index

From: Elevated triglyceride-to-HDL cholesterol ratio is an indicator for insulin resistance in middle-aged and elderly Taiwanese population: a cross-sectional study

Variables AUC p-value Cut-off Sensitivity Specificity
TG/HDL 0.729 < 0.001 2.197 0.724 0.651
  1. Abbreviations: HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TG triglyceride; ROC curve receiver operating characteristic curve; CI confidence interval