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Table 2 Discriminating ability (area under the curve) of the under investigation variables regarding the incidence of AKI during hospitalization

From: C-terminal fragment of agrin (CAF) levels predict acute kidney injury after acute myocardial infarction

  AUC 95% CI P value Sens Spec +PV -PV
Urine
 IL-18 0.538 0.450-0.626 0.35     
 NGAL 0.616 0.540-0.692 0.004 75 45 19 91
 Cyst-C 0.573 0.489-0.657 0.07     
 CAF 0.630 0.552-0.708 0.001 37 85 30 89
Plasma
 IL-18 0.530 0.440-0.619 0.47     
 NGAL 0.522 0.438-0.606 0.6     
 Cyst-C 0.571 0.492-0.650 0.08     
 CAF 0.587 0.509-0.666 0.03 71 47 19 90
  1. AKI acute kidney injury, AUC area under the curve, CAF C-terminal agrin fragment, CI confidence interval, Cyst-C cystatin-C, IL-18 interleukin-18, NGAL neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin, n/a non-applicable, Sens sensitivity, Spec specificity, +PV positive predictive value, −PV negative predictive value