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Table 2 Comparison of triage scores of expert patients and clinicians

From: Task shifting of triage to peer expert informal care providers at a tertiary referral HIV clinic in Malawi: a cross-sectional operational evaluation

  Triage score by expert patient Triage score by clinician Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Positive predictive value (%) Negative predictive value (%)
Emergency 14 6 33.3 97.3 14.3 99.1
Priority 153 75 78.7 75.5 38.6 94.8
Emergency and priority combined 167 81 85.2 73.7 41.3 95.8