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Table 1 Diagnostic accuracy of PSA: ages 50 – 59, 60 – 69

From: Prostate-specific antigen testing accuracy in community practice

PSA cutpoint (ng/mL) Ages 50 – 59 (131 cases, 335 controls) Ages 60 – 69 (382 cases, 771 controls)
  Sens Spec PPV NPV Sens Spec PPV NPV
1 100 16 32 10 97 8 35 87
2 94 27 34 92 95 19 37 88
3 89 35 35 89 89 24 37 82
4 8 40 34 84 84 32 38 80
5 63 54 35 79 70 42 38 74
6 48 69 38 77 58 57 40 73
7 43 79 44 78 50 68 43 73
8 37 85 49 77 43 75 46 73
9 31 89 53 77 36 81 49 72
10 25 92 55 76 31 85 51 71
15 15 98 70 75 18 95 63 70
20 11 98 88 74 13 97 76 70
  1. Abbreviations: PSA = prostate-specific antigen. Sens = sensitivity. Spec = specificity. PPV = positive predictive value. NPV = negative predictive value