Screening test specificity – SPM MCQ

Screening test specificity is the ability of a test to correctly identify:
A. False positives
B. True positives
C. True negatives
D. False negatives

Correct answer : C. True negatives

  • Specificity of a test is the ability to correctly identify True negatives. It is calculated as follows:
  • Specificity = Number of true negatives / (Number of true negatives + Number of false positives )

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Comments will be displayed only after moderation.

Read previous post:
Symmetric, high voltage, triphasic, slow wave EEG pattern – Medicine MCQ

Symmetric, high voltage, triphasic, slow wave EEG pattern is seen in? A. Uremic encephalopathy B. Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy C. Hepatic...

Close