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Table 1 Outcomes for the decision to transfer

From: Risk assessment and decision making about in-labour transfer from rural maternity care: a social judgment and signal detection analysis

  “True” situation
  Woman should have been transferred Woman should not have been transferred
Midwife decides to transfer (a). correct decision to transfer (true positive - HIT) (b). wrong decision to transfer (false positive - MISS )
Midwife decides not to transfer (c). wrong decision not to transfer (false negative - MISS) (d). correct decision not to transfer (true negative - HIT)