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Table 5 Prognostic value of various indexes in severe burn patients with sepsis by receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves

From: Valuable prognostic indicators for severe burn sepsis with inhalation lesion: age, platelet count, and procalcitonin

Indexes AUC P 95% CI Cutoff Sensitivity Specificity
Age (years) 0.673 0.044 0.522–0.865 38 0.682 0.687
PLT at diagnosis of sepsis (× 109/L) 0.888 0.000 0.762–1.014 150 0.842 0.937
PLT at 1-week post-diagnosis of sepsis (× 109/L) 0.911 0.002 1.790–1.031 161 0.786 0.875
PCT at admission (ng/mL) 0.700 0.142 0.455–0.945 10.3 0.444 0.900
PCT at diagnosis of sepsis (ng/mL) 0.652 0.104 0.448–0.857 2.0 0.667 0.643
PCT at 1-week post-diagnosis of sepsis (ng/mL) 0.745 0.012 0.586–0.905 2.4 0.750 0.697
  1. AUC area under the curve, CI confidence interval, PLT platelet count, PCT procalcitonin