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Biostatistics 14

A diagnostic test for a rare genetic disorder correctly identifies 90% of individuals without the condition. Out of 50 individuals tested negative for the disorder, 5 are falsely classified as negative. Which of the following is the negative predictive value for this test?

  • A) 10%
  • B) 45%
  • C) 50%
  • D) 89%
  • E) 90%

Authors

Dr. Ted O'Connell

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Dr. Ted O'Connell

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