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Table 4 Screening method attributes for mental health outcomes

From: A two-phase approach for the identification of refugees with priority need for mental health care in Lebanon: a validation study

Combined Phase-1 Procedurec Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV Correctly classified AUC
Disorder: % % % % %  
Current severe disorder 100.0 53.6 12.5 100.0 56.5 0.77
Current moderate or severe disorder 100.0 57.5 25.4 100.0 62.9 0.79
Current mental disorder 100.0 62.4 39.0 100.0 69.7 0.81
Current moderate or severe impairment 83.2 53.3 14.1 97.2 55.8 0.68
Psychosis outcome
VOLTACa 56.1 93.4 8.3 99.5 93.0 0.75
WASSS-Ha 100.0 67.9 3.2 100.0 68.3 0.84
Combined WASSSa 100.0 56.1 2.4 100.0 56.6 0.78
Combined method Ab 100.0 74.4 4.0 100.0 74.7 0.87
Combined phase-1 proceduresc 100.0 50.8 2.1 100.0 51.3 0.75
  1. Considered screen-positive if positive by at least: a1 response; b2 responses, c1 response from VOLTAC, WASSS-H, WASSS-I or 6 SRQ
  2. WASSS-I WHO-UNHCR assessment schedule of serious symptoms in humanitarian settings-household interview-individual interview portion
  3. WASSS-H WHO-UNHCR assessment schedule of serious symptoms in humanitarian settings-household interview-household informant portion
  4. SRQ-20: self reporting questionnaire - 20 question version
  5. PPV positive predictive value, NPV negative predictive value, AUC area under receiver operating characteristic curve