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Table 1 Program indicators

From: Indicators of newborn screening for congenital hypothyroidism in Sri Lanka: program challenges and way forward

  2011 2012 Total
Total number of live births 38419 39285 77704
Screened infants 38248 39113 77361
Percentage of coverage 99.6% 99.6% 99.6%
Total positives 303 235 538
True positives 21 26 47
False positives 283 209 492
Positive predictive value 6.9% 11.1% 8.6%
Incidence of primary CH among screened 1:1821 1:1504 1:1682
False positive rate among screened 0.74% 0.53% 0.64%