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Table 2 Sensitivity and specificity of the VES-13 for predicting mortality and emergency/ACS admissions at cut-point of ≥3 denoting high-risk (total n = 862)

From: External validation of the Vulnerable Elder’s Survey for predicting mortality and emergency admission in older community-dwelling people: a prospective cohort study

Outcome Proportion (n, %) classifed as high-risk Proportion (n,%) of high-risk group with outcome Proportion (n, %) classifed as low-risk Proportion (n, %) of low-risk group with outcome Sensitivity VES-13 ≥ 3 (%) Specificity VES-13 ≥ 3 (%)
Mortality 326 (38%) 31 (9.5%) 536 (62%) 22 (4.1%) 59 64
≥1 Emergency admission 326 (38%) 126 (38.7%) 536 (62%) 120 (22.4%) 51 68
≥1 ACS emergency admission 326 (38%) 67 (20.7%) 536 (62%) 43 (8.1%) 61 66