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INDICE YOUDEN [1 record]

Record 1 2019-06-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Statistics
CONT

The Youden index (J), a function of sensitivity (q) and specificity (p), is a commonly used measure of overall diagnostic effectiveness. This index ranges between 0 and 1, with values close to 1 indicating that the biomarker's effectiveness is relatively large and values close to 0 indicating limited effectiveness.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Statistique
CONT

L'indice de Youden (Y) est une mesure de la précision de la méthode de diagnostic. Il dépend de la spécificité et de la sensibilité du test, mais pas de la prévalence de la maladie. [...] L'index de Youden est compris entre 0 (la méthode de diagnostic n'est pas efficace) et 1 (la méthode est parfaite).

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