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Table 5 Sensitivity and specificity of 5 items for distinguishing AD from NC

From: The items in the Chinese version of the Montreal cognitive assessment basic discriminate among different severities of Alzheimer’s disease

Item AUC 95% CI Cutoff Sensitivity % Specificity %
Verbal fluency 0.892 0.872–0.913 ≤9 85.4 77.6
Orientation 0.862 0.838–0.887 ≤5 91.5 83.8
Visual perception 0.899 0.879–0.919 ≤6 75.1 82.6
Immediate recall 0.840 0.814–0.866 ≤7 77.5 76
Delayed recall 0.945 0.913–0.959 ≤4 93.6 77.2
  1. AUC: area under curve; CI: confidence interval