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Sensitivity and Specificity

"Sensitivity and Specificity" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)


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Bar chart showing 400 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 28 publications in 2003 and 2009
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