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Table 2 Comparison of the sensitivity, specificity and predictive values of CP, MELD scores and serum AHSG in patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis

From: Human serum fetuin A/α2HS-glycoprotein level is associated with long-term survival in patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis, comparison with the Child-Pugh and MELD scores

  (A) 1-year follow-up period (B) Follow-up between months 1–12
CP score   
AUC ± SD 0.865 ± 0.040 0.855 ± 0.050
p < 0.001 < 0.001
95% C.I. 0.787 – 0.943 0.757 – 0.953
MELD score   
AUC ± SD 0.739 ± 0.052 0.740 ± 0.058
p < 0.001 0.001
95% C.I. 0.637 – 0.871 0.626 – 0.854
Serum AHSG   
AUC ± SD 0.937 ± 0.025 0.908 ± 0.035
p < 0.001 0.001
95% C.I. 0.889 – 0.986 0.839 – 0.978
CP score < 10, ≥ 10   
Relative Risk 3.878 4.838
p < 0.001 < 0.001
95% C.I. 1.998 – 7.527 2.009 – 11.649
Sensitivity at this cutoff value 0.753 0.675
Specificity at this cutoff value 0.827 0.755
MELD score < 20, ≥ 20   
Relative Risk 2.205 2.4167
p 0.002 0.011
95% C.I. 1.318 – 3.689 1.229 – 4.952
Sensitivity at this cutoff value 0.595 0.587
Specificity at this cutoff value 0.729 0.720
AHSG < 365 μg/ml, ≥ 365 μg/ml   
Relative Risk 9.874 9.257
p < 0.001 < 0.001
95% C.I. 4.258 – 22.898 3.945 – 21.724
Sensitivity at this cutoff value 0.865 0.783
Specificity at this cutoff value 0.942 0.936
AHSG < 300 μg/ml, ≥ 300 μg/ml   
Relative Risk 4.209 4.813
p < 0.001 < 0.001
95% C.I. 2.675 – 6.622 2.813 – 8.233
Sensitivity at this cutoff value 0.594 0.478
Specificity at this cutoff value 0.981 0.972