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Table 3 Sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive power, and negative predictive power associated with using impairment on neurocognitive measures to predict rates of below grade level academic performance

From: Monitoring neurocognitive functioning in childhood cancer survivors: evaluation of CogState computerized assessment and the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF)

  Reading below grade level Mathematics below grade level
Neurocognitive Measure, Cutoff Sensitivity, % (95% CI) Specificity, % (95% CI) Positive Predictive Value, % (95% CI) Negative Predictive Value, % (95% CI) Sensitivity, % (95% CI) Specificity, % (95% CI) Positive Predictive Value, % (95% CI) Negative Predictive Value, % (95% CI)
BRIEF-MCI, T > 65 26 (7–46) 88 (75–100) 63 (29–96) 61 (45–77) 41 (18–65) 96 (88–100) 88 (65–100) 71 (55–86)
CogState Composite, z < − 1 26 (7–46) 92 (81–100) 71 (38–100) 62 (47–78) 29 (8–51) 92 (81–100) 71 (38–100) 66 (38–100)
BRIEF-MCI, T > 65 or CogState Composite, z < −1 47 (25–70) 84 (70–98) 69 (44–94) 68 (51–84) 59 (35–82) 88 (75–100) 77 (54–100) 76 (60–91)
  1. BRIEF-MCI = Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function, Metacognition Index