Table 4

Screening effectiveness and efficiency analysis

RehospitalisationSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)PPV (%)NNS (95% CI)
Non-PAH24.952.256.31.8 (1.8 to 1.8)
PAH75.147.878.01.3 (1.3 to 1.3)
PAHHE60.064.080.31.2 (1.2 to 1.2)
Crowding55.067.080.31.2 (1.2 to 1.2)
MoH20.292.086.21.2 (1.2 to 1.2)
Death
Non-PAH24.357.00.3373.1 (346.8 to 399.4)
PAH75.742.90.7131.9 (125.1 to 139.7)
PAHHE67.159.70.9121.6 (114.7 to 128.5)
Crowding65.064.41.0111.7 (105.2 to 118.2)
MoH47.990.22.540.2 (33.9 to 46.5)
  • MoH, Ministry of Health; NNS, needed to screen; PAH,potentially avoidable hospitalisation; PAHHE, potentially avoidable hospitalisations attributable (at least in part) to the home environment; PPV, positive predictive value.