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Table 5 Receiver operating characteristics of different CGA abnormal definitions for receiving physiotherapy during hospital stay

From: Health outcome of older hospitalized patients in internal medicine environments evaluated by Identification of Seniors at Risk (ISAR) screening and geriatric assessment

  Sensitivity (true positive rate) Specificity (true negative rate) 1-Specificity (false positive rate) Youden’s J (true positive - false positive rate)
Impairment of ADL plus another domain 0.651 0.730 0.270 0.381
Alternative definition A: Impairment of ADL plus cognition impairment or signs of depression 0.566 0.792 0.208 0.358
Alternative definition B: Impairment of ADL plus mobility impairment 0.457 0.797 0.203 0.254
  1. CGA comprehensive geriatric assessment