Table 5.

Predictive Value of aEEG

GroupSensitivitySpecificityPPVNPVLR+LR−PP
Primary analysis
 All encephalopathic (n = 56)0.930.700.770.903.10.060.82  (.72–.92)
Secondary analysis
 Suspected asphyxia (n = 40)0.940.820.810.955.20.070.88  (.77–.98)
 Encephalopathic within 12 h of birth (n = 24)1.00.820.851.05.50.180.91  (.80–1.0)
 Analysis by amplitude only (all infants with
encephalopathy)
0.860.850.860.855.80.170.86  (.77–.95)