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Table 3 Screening Characteristics of the Number of Discharge Medications Versus Risk Score

From: The number of discharge medications predicts thirty-day hospital readmission: a cohort study

Characteristic Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV Accuracy
Number of Discharge Medications >6 53.8 57.5 25.0 82.5 56.7
Risk Score > 0 83.4 65.4 25.1 93.8 69.1
  1. Abbreviations: PPV positive predictive value; NPV negative predictive value