Skip to main content

Table 3 PANSS autism severity scores and their corresponding sensitivity and specificity values

From: Autism beyond diagnostic categories: characterization of autistic phenotypes in schizophrenia

PANSS autism severity score Sensitivity Specificity PANSS autism severity score Sensitivity Specificity
7.0 1.000 0.000 24.5 0.243 0.938
8.5 0.986 0.206 25.5 0.196 0.938
9.5 0.953 0.289 26.5 0.162 0.948
10.5 0.939 0.443 27.5 0.142 0.948
11.5 0.912 0.526 28.5 0.128 0.948
12.5 0.858 0.629 30.0 0.115 0.959
13.5 0.804 0.680* 31.5 0.101 0.959
14.5 0.723 0.711** 32.5 0.095 0.959
15.5 0.696 0.742 33.5 0.074 0.969
16.5 0.635 0.794 34.5 0.054 0.969
17.5 0.608 0.845 36.0 0.034 0.979
18.5 0.534 0.856 37.5 0.027 0.979
19.5 0.500 0.876 38.5 0.020 0.990
20.5 0.446 0.887 42.0 0.014 1.000
21.5 0.385 0.918 46.0 0.007 1.000
22.5 0.351 0.918 48.0 0.000 1.000
23.5 0.297 0.918    
  1. *The cut-off of 15 (14.5) yields a sensitivity of 72.3% and a specificity of 71.1%. **When using a cut-off of 14 (13.5) sensitivity is increased to 80.4% at the cost of a reduction of specificity to 68%.