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Table 2 Sensitivity, Specificity and Positive Predictive Value of NBSS-derived Ethnicity for Breast Cancer Cases

From: Use of name recognition software, census data and multiple imputation to predict missing data on ethnicity: application to cancer registry records

Ethnic group recorded in HES Number of cases recorded in HES NBSS
   Sensitivity Specificity Positive predictive value
White 5093 99.7% 77.3% 99.3%
South Asian 82 90.0% 99.8% 87.1%
Black 44 61.4% 99.9% 79.4%
Chinese/Other 14 0.0% 100.0%  
Mixed 10 0.0% 100.0%  
  1. Includes 5243 cases where ethnic group was recorded in both HES and NBSS datasets. Individual logistic models (positive outcome threshold: p > = 0.5).