Assessing Accuracy of Oral Health Diagnostic Tests

Todd A. Alonzo, Peter J. Giannini

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationStatistical and Methodological Aspects of Oral Health Research
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9780470744116
ISBN (Print)9780470517925
StatePublished - Mar 6 2009


  • Accuracy of two binary tests using absolute difference, odds ratio, or ratio of TPFs or FPFs
  • Comparison of accuracy
  • Correlated diagnostic test results and issues concerned with it
  • Diagnostic accuracy of OralCDx technique
  • Estimating accuracy for binary tests
  • Estimating accuracy for nonbinary tests
  • Imperfect gold standard
  • Oral health diagnostic test accuracy assessment
  • Positive predictive value (PPV)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics

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