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Table 4 Diagnostic accuracy of specified symptomatologies for uncinate process hypertrophy

From: The correlation of radiographic findings and patient symptomatology in cervical degenerative joint disease: a cross-sectional study

  Sensitivity (95% CI) Specificity (95% CI) PPV (95% CI) NPV (95% CI) LR+ (95% CI) LR- (95% CI)
Headache 0.3 (0.24, 0.39) 0.66 (0.59, 0.73) 0.42 (0.33, 0.51) 0.55 (0.48, 0.61) 0.91 (0.66, 1.26) 1.05 (0.9, 1.22)
Neck stiffness 0.7 (0.61, 0.77) 0.41 (0.34, 0.48) 0.48 (0.41, 0.55) 0.63 (0.54, 0.71) 1.17 (1.0, 1.38) 0.75 (0.55, 1.01)
Shoulder referral 0.44 (0.36, 0.52) 0.66 (0.59, 0.73) 0.5 (0.42, 0.59) 0.6 (0.53, 0.66) 1.23 (0.98, 1.7) 0.85 (0.71, 1.02)
Hand Radiculopathy 0.15 (0.1, 0.22) 0.91 (0.85, 0.94) 0.55 (0.4, 0.7) 0.58 (0.52, 0.63) 1.59 (0.87, 2.89) 0.94 (0.86, 1.02)
Hand Numbness 0.13 (0.08, 0.19) 0.92 (0.87, 0.95) 0.55 (0.38, 0.7) 0.57 (0.52, 0.63) 1.54 (0.81, 2.95) 0.95 (0.88, 1.03)