APPENDIX 2

Sensitivity and Specificity at Different Cutoff Levels for Scoring PEWS

PEWSCutoff LevelICU AdmissionAdmission to Hospital
Sensitivity (%)Specificity (%)Sensitivity (%)Specificity (%)
Monaghan et al13≥179.865.257.769.0
≥271.872.646.675.7
≥362.780.636.083.1
≥443.094.618.996.6
Akre et al14≥177.967.155.670.9
≥270.275.344.278.4
≥360.583.534.085.7
≥442.994.219.196.1
Skaletzky et al15≥173.476.447.480.3
≥263.486.931.189.5
≥352.391.922.093.8
≥432.797.810.898.9
Duncan et al16≥196.418.690.520.1
≥287.948.870.652.1
≥378.272.750.576.5
≥461.486.833.690.1
≥546.293.822.096.2
Parshuram et al17≥197.318.290.619.7
≥287.848.170.351.2
≥378.372.350.776.1
≥466.284.736.688.1
≥556.090.628.693.6
Egdell et al10≥178.460.858.764.0
≥268.174.643.477.4
≥353.288.727.991.3
≥441.293.918.995.8