TABLE 5

Sensitivity and Specificity for the Best Predictive Variables for PCD in Term Neonates With Unexplained Respiratory Distressa

VariableSensitivity (95% CI)Specificity (95% CI)
Situs inversus0.48 (0.34–0.62)1.00 (0.92–1.00)
Lobar collapse0.70 (0.49–0.84)1.00 (0.89–1.00)
Oxygen >2 d0.81 (0.65–0.90)0.96 (0.85–0.99)
Situs inversus and/or lobar collapse0.65 (0.51–0.77)1.00 (0.92–1.00)
Oxygen >2 d and/or situs inversus0.78 (0.64–0.88)0.96 (0.85–0.99)
Oxygen >2 days and/or lobar collapse0.83 (0.69–0.91)0.96 (0.85–0.99)
Oxygen >2 days and/or situs inversus and/or lobar collapse0.87 (0.74–0.94)0.96 (0.85–0.99)
  • a Values calculated using the entire sample (n = 46 cases and 46 controls) except for lobar collapse variable (subgroup of 23 cases and 31 controls with CXR).