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Table 2 AUC values and cutoff values with 100% specificity for prognostication of unfavourable outcome.

From: Serial measurement of neuron specific enolase improves prognostication in cardiac arrest patients treated with hypothermia: A prospective study

NSE (hours) cutoff (μg/l) specificity % sensitivity % AUC 95% CI
0 75.5 100 8 0.614 0.41-0.82
24 73.6 100 30 0.804 0.65-0.96
48 54.5 100 58 0.848 0.72-0.98
72 57.2 100 47 0.824 0.67-0.98
absolute difference (increase)  
0/48 7.9 100 63 0.784 0.63-0.93
24/48 25.1 100 39 0.673 0.50-0.84
24/72 28.1 100 37 0.711 0.52-0.90
percentage difference (increase)  
0/48 33.1 100 67 0.803 0.66-0.95
24/48 58.0 100 43 0.671 0.50-0.84
24/72 74.9 100 42 0.760 0.58-0.95
  1. AUC: area under the curve, CI: confidence interval.