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cutoff

EBM
A measurable value of a screening variable which distinguishes screen positive from screen negative results.  

Graduate education UK
A critical score on an assessment, which marks the boundary between those scores considered as “pass” and those considered as “fail”.
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A retrospective analysis that examined lowering the abnormal TSH cutoff value indicated that cases identified only on the second screen could not have been identified through a single screen.
'In the same vein, any institution that has commenced any form of admission without the official cutoff mark as would be decided upon at the June policy meeting is doing so illegally,' Benjamin warned.
Standard cutoffs in the Expert Panel Report 2012 of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute were utilized for high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, triglycerides, total cholesterol, and fasting plasma glucose; systolic and diastolic blood pressures were categorized based on age- and height-specific percentiles [2].
The sensitivity for MACE decreased with increasing cutoff concentration.
The sensitivity for diagnosing MAM for WHO's MUAC cutoff of < 12.5 cm was 23.7% and specificity was 97.5%.
It would be impracticable or very expensive to extend the cutoff wall to an impervious stratum (Ghobadi et al.
To monitor a predetermined (i.e., based on prior experience) cutoff location within each check, a wireless contact-type water arrival sensor pole (sensor) was placed by the irrigator at that point.
The benefit of using an age-adjusted cutoff is the ability to exclude VTE in more patients (1 out of 3 in those older than age 80) while not significantly increasing the number of missed VTE.
From a cutoff of 0.50 to 0.99, PPV increased from 72.2 to 97.2 percent for White; 87.2 to 98.8 percent for Black; 83.4 to 97.5 percent for Hispanic; and 91.6 to 99.4 percent for API.
Appropriate waist circumference cutoff values for persons with multiple cardiovascular risk factors in Japan: a large cross-sectional study.
According to the State Bank, at a cutoff yield of 11.2994 percent, the fresh auction attracted Rs11.59 billion for the PIBs of three-year tenure and the 10-year bond received Rs4.16 billion at 12.0487 percent cutoff yield.
adults from the NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) from 1999 to 2006, found that the cost per quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) associated with an Hb[A.sub.lc] cutoff of 5.7% or higher was identified as being below $50,000 per QALY, "a widely recognized threshold for the cost-effective use of [health care] resources," wrote the researchers.