TABLE 1

PPV of Kocher Score for Septic Arthritis

Kocher ScorePublished Likelihood of Septic Arthritis, %No. CasesaSeptic Arthritis (N = 26), n (%)PPV for Cut-point, % (95% CI)
00160 (0)11 (7–16)
13743 (12)12 (8–17)
240857 (27)16 (10–23)
3934611 (42)28 (17–41)
499125 (19)42 (15–72)
Total23326 (100)
  • —, not applicable.

  • a Patients with missing data for the Kocher criteria without 2 or more high-risk predictors did not have a Kocher score calculated (n = 5).