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Table 1 Sensitivity and Specificity of CES-D at various cut-off levels.

From: Reliability, Validity and Psychometric Properties of the Greek Translation of the Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression (CES-D) Scale

CES-D       
level True False False True Sensitivity Specificity
  negative possitive negative possitive (Sn) (Sp)
  (tn) (fp) (fn) (tp)   
20/21 102 18 3 37 92.50 85.00
21/22 104 16 3 37 92.50 86.67
22/23 107 13 4 36 90.00 89.17
23/24 109 11 4 36 90.00 90.83
24/25 110 10 5 35 87.50 91.67
25/26 111 9 5 35 87.50 92.50
26/27 112 8 5 35 87.50 93.33
  1. The optimum is at level 23/24