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Biostatistics 11

A patient without a history of hypertension undergoes a screening test for high blood pressure. The test correctly identifies 90% of individuals without hypertension. Which of the followings term best describes the probability of a negative test result when the disease is absent?

  • A) Negative predictive value
  • B) Positive predictive value
  • C) Sensitivity
  • D) Specificity
  • E) True positive rate

Authors

Dr. Ted O'Connell

Editor

Dr. Ted O'Connell

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