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Biostatistics 13

A patient with suspected autoimmune thyroiditis undergoes a diagnostic test. The test correctly identifies 85% of individuals without the condition. Which of the following terms best describes the probability that a negative test result truly indicates the absence of autoimmune thyroiditis?

  • A) False negative rate
  • B) Negative predictive value
  • C) Positive predictive value
  • D) Sensitivity
  • E) Specificity


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