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Table 3 Prediction of mortality in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia (n = 71): area under the curve of receiver operating curve characteristic plot analysis

From: Copeptin, a novel prognostic biomarker in ventilator-associated pneumonia

Variable Threshold (pmol/l)a Sensitivity Specificity Area under the curve Standard error Asymptotic significance
Copeptin on day 0 64.8 0.69 0.69 0.70 0.06 0.006
Copeptin on day 4 43.0 0.80 0.60 0.72 0.07 0.006
  1. aOptimal cutoff value (minimal false negative and false positive results).