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Table 3 Sensitivity and specificity to screen clinical depression of the mBDI-II among community-living drug users in Myanmar with using the best cutoff scores in the present study and previous studies

From: Factor structure and diagnostic efficiency of the Myanmar version BDI-II among substance users

Source Cutoff score Sensitivity (SE) Specificity (SE) Likelihood ratio (LR+, LR−)
Standard cutoff [7] 13+ 0.64 0.70 2.13, 0.51
cutoff from a previous study of substance users [20] 14–25 0.95–0.73 0.36–0.75  
This study (closest to the left corner) 10+ 0.78(0.07) 0.70 (0.03) 2.6, 0.31
This study (Youden index = 0.48) 10+ 0.78(0.07) 0.70 (0.03) 2.6, 0.31
  1. SE standard error, LR likelihood ratio