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Table 3 Indicators of cut-off score candidates

From: Validation of the parent version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) to screen mental health problems among school-age children in Mongolia

Indicator Cut-off score
16/17 19/20
Sensitivity 71.9% 53.8%
Specificity 78.5% 90.5%
Positive likelihood ratio 3.34 5.64
Negative likelihood ratio 0.36 0.51
Proportion of high risk among community sample 21.5% 9.5%