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Table 4 Positive Predictive Value and Internal Consistency of selected MDS items on the Admission MDS for 2006 and inter-quartile range across states

From: Temporal and Geographic variation in the validity and internal consistency of the Nursing Home Resident Assessment Minimum Data Set 2.0

MDS "Gold" MDS Diagnoses PPV Sensitivity Specificity PPV Inter-quartile Range
ADL ≠ 0 Hemiplegia 0.99 0.05 0.99 0.008
ADL ≠ 0 Bed-ridden 0.99 0.04 0.97 0.013
ADL ≠ 0 Bed mobility = 0 0.97 0.00 1.00 0.000
ADL ≠ 0 Terminal prognosis 0.99 0.02 0.99 0.014
ADL ≠ 0 Pressure sore stage 3-4 0.99 0.03 0.99 0.015
CPS ≠ 0 Alzheimer's disease 0.96 0.10 1.00 0.022
CPS ≠ 0 Vascular-type dementia 0.93 0.25 0.98 0.029
Visual impairment Cataract 0.47 0.05 0.99 0.115
Edema No dehydration 0.38 0.99 0.01 0.139
Joint pain Arthritis 0.42 0.44 0.85 0.071
Cancer Chemotherapy 0.57 0.05 1.00 0.137
Any ulcer Ulcer care 0.98 0.73 1.00 0.008
Edema Diuretic received 0.55 0.04 0.98 0.132
  1. N~718,555