Table 5.

Sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative prediction power for cardiovascular events based on BSA or height2.7 indexinga

CriteriaSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)Positive Prediction Value (%)Negative Prediction Value (%)
a The partition values used to define LVH are reported in the Materials and Methods section.
Gender specific
 LVM/BSA84.038.645.580.2
 LVM/height2.791.731.644.986.2
Gender-independent
 LVM/BSA69.850.646.273.4
 LVM/height2.784.038.645.580.2