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    Sensitivity, Specificity and Predictive Value

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    A screening test for breast cancer was administered to 400 women with biopsy-proven breast cancer and to 400 normal women without breast cancer. The screening test results were positive for 100 of the biopsy-proven cases and 50 of the normal women.

    Question 1:

    The sensitivity of the test is (Round to no decimal places):

    a. 88%

    b. 67%

    c. 25%

    d. 33%

    e. 12%

    2.
    The specificity of the test is (Round to no decimal places):

    a. 88%

    b. 67%

    c. 25%

    d. 33%

    e. 12%

    3.
    The predictive value of a positive test is (Round to no decimal places):

    a. 88%

    b. 67%

    c. 25%

    d. 33%

    e. 12%

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    Directions:
    A screening test for breast cancer was administered to 400 women with biopsy-proven breast cancer and to 400 normal women without breast cancer. The screening test results were positive for 100 of the biopsy-proven cases and 50 of the normal women.

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