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Table 2 Operative characteristics of the principal scores to predict ICU admission at their usual cut-off (95% CI)

From: Prediction of severe community-acquired pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  Sensitivity Specificity NLR PLR DOR
PSI ≥ 4 75.0 (71-78) 48.0 (44-52) 0.53 (0.46-0.6) 1.5 (1.4-1.6) 2.9 (2.4-3)
CURB-65 ≥ 3 56.2 (41-70) 74.2 (68-79) 0.64 (0.51-0.79) 2.1 (1.6-2.7) 3.6 (2.2-5.8)
CRB-65 ≥ 3 34.2 (18-55) 90.6 (89-92) 0.72 (0.54-0.97) 3.6 (1.9-6.9) 5.0 (2.0-12.7)
CURB ≥ 2 76.8 (48-92) 68.6 (53-81) 0.35 (0.18-0.70) 2.3 (1.9-2.7) 5.5 (3.7-8.2)
ATS 2001 69.5 (61-77) 90.1 (82-95) 0.37 (0.30-0.46) 7.3 (4.4-12.2) 24.6 (13.1-46.4)
ATS 2007 83.8 (48-97) 77.7 (46-93) 0.22 (0.08-0.66) 3.8 (1.7-8.6) 17.6 (13.1-24.1)
ATS 2007a 57.0 (46-68) 90.5 (84-95) 0.48 (0.38-0.6) 5.9 (3.8-9.3) 13.1 (7.7-22.3)
SCAP 93.8 (88-97) 45.6 (27-66) 0.13 (0.06-0.26) 1.8 (1.2-2.6) 14.9 (6.7-33.1)
SMART-COP 79.0 (69-87) 64.2 (30-66) 0.15 (0.03-0.91) 2.6 (1.3-5.3) 14.9 (8.6-25.7)
  1. DOR, diagnostic odds ratio; NLR, negative likelihood ratio; PLR, positive likelihood ratio. aMinor criteria.